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Mirwaiz placed under house arrest in Kashmir capital

Mirwaiz placed under house arrest in Kashmir capital
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Hurriyat (M) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was on Thursday placed under house arrest to prevent his participation in a seminar at the residence of Syed Ali Geelani to pay tributes to Imam Hussain (AS), grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), said a spokesman.

He said that a posse of policemen arrived at the Nigeen residence of Mirwaiz and placed him under detention.

“Placed under #HouseArrest as I was about to leave for a seminar at Geelani Sb’s house to pay tributes to #ImamHussain(RA)& MartyrsOfKarbala,” tweeted Mirwaiz.

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