Police on Friday detained the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq outside his Nageen residence here.
Mirwaiz defied the curfew this afternoon and tried marching towards Jamia Masjid in old city, reports said.
As soon as Mirwaiz stepped out a huge posse of Police took him into custody and prevented him from moving towards historic Jamia Masjid in old city.
Pertinently, the joint resistance leadership had asked people to march towards Jamia Masjid in old city today. During this week Mirwaiz has been detained thrice. Prior to this he was arrested on Monday and Wednesday when he tried moving towards Anantnag (Islamabad) and Kulgam respectively.