Mirwaiz under house detention on eve of Sopore visit

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference was placed under house arrest last night, a spokesman of the outfit said.
Mirwaiz under house detention on eve of Sopore visit
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq/File Photo

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference was placed under house arrest last night, a spokesman of the outfit said.

Advocate Shahid ul Islam told Greater Kashmir that Mirwaiz was scheduled to address a programme being organized by Muslim Conference at Botengo in Sopore area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district today.

"A posse of policemen arrived at the Nigeen residence of leader and informed him of his house detention," said Islam.

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