Protests after arrest of Hurriyat (G) leader in Hajin

Police on Friday arrested a Hurriyat (G) leader from Hajin area of north Kahshmir’s Bandipora district, his family members said.
Protests after arrest of Hurriyat (G) leader in Hajin
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Police on Friday arrested a Hurriyat (G) leader from Hajin area of north Kahshmir's Bandipora district, his family members said.

Muhammad Yousuf Sofi is general secretary Bandipora for Hurriyat (G).

Sofi, a resident of Brar village, was arrested while he was coming out from Jamia Masjid Hajin after offering congregational Friday prayers, they said.

Meanwhile, people carried out a protest rally in the town against the detention of Sofi and demanded his immediate release.

Eyewitnesses said that the protestors were raising pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.

Meanwhile, residents of Ajas offered Friday congregation in Eidgah.

Later, they held a protest in Ajas Chowk amid pro-freedom slogans.

Reports said that mild clashes were held in Kaloosa and Ajar areas of the district.

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