Mirwaiz put under house arrest ahead of Ashura sermon

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest in Srinagar on Friday.
Mirwaiz put under house arrest ahead of Ashura sermon

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest in Srinagar on Friday.

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

He said the Mirwaiz was scheduled to deliver a sermon on the occasion of Ashura  and pay tributes to Imam Hussain (AS) and other martyrs of Karbala at Alam Sahib, Narwara.

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