‘Kulgam Chalo’: Malik arrested, Mirwaiz put under house arrest

Srinagar: Ahead of Kulgam Chalo call given by United Resistance Leadership, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was Wednesday arrested to prevent him from marching towards Kulgam.

“Police party raided the residence of Malik in Maisuma and arrested him.,” said a party spokesperson.

The United Resistance Leadership has called for a march to south Kashmir’s Kulgam today to express solidarity with four militants and two civilians killed on Sunday during a gunfight and ensuing clashes.

Meanwhile Authorities  placed Hurriyat-M  chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest, ahead of “Kulgam Chalo .

“Police placed Mirwaiz under house arrest early today to stop him from moving towards Kulgam,” Advocate Shahid ul Islam, media advisor to Mirwaiz said.

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