Yasin Malik arrested, restrictions imposed in Srinagar

ISLAMABAD: Indian police in Indian occupied Kashmir, arrested the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Mohammad Yasin Malik from his residence in Srinagar, Friday.

According to reporter, the police raided the residence of Mohammad Yasin Malik at Maisuma in Srinagar and took him into custody.

A spokesman of JKLF in a statement in Srinagar said that Yasin Malik was arrested to prevent him from leading protests against unabated braid-chopping incidents in occupied Kashmir.

The joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik has called for demonstrations after Juma prayers, today, against the braid-cutting incidents and brutalities of Indian forces in the occupied territory.

Meanwhile, the authorities have imposed restrictions in Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, Maharaj Gunj, Maisuma, Kralkhud and other areas of Srinagar and announced the suspension of train services after 1 pm today.