Mirwaiz placed under house arrest in Srinagar
Srinagar: Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairperson of the moderate faction of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat Conference, was placed under house arrest Monday, a day before the group has called for a march to the Eidgah here.
Mirwaiz's movements have been restricted to maintain law and order, a police official said. The moderate Hurriyat group has called for a march to the martyrs' graveyard in Eidgah area to commemorate the death anniversaries of Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq (the Mirwaiz's father) and Abdul Gani Lone.
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Date 06-12-13, Duration 2:11, Views 992