SRINAGAR: Hurriyat (G)chairman Syed Ali Geelani was placed under house detention by police barring him from offering Friday prayers.
A large contingent of police has laid a siege of his residence since October 31, a Hurriyat (G) spokesman said.
Authorities have continuously barred Geelani from offering Friday prayers fearing his presence would be an incitement for the congregation to turn into a pro-freedom demonstration.
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