Mirwaiz Umer Farooq placed under house arrest

March 22, 2019
Srinagar:  Jammu and Kashmir authorities have place senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq under house arrest here on Friday.

The development comes ahead of post-Friday prayers protests called by separatists against the custodial death of Rizwan Asad Pandit, a 28-year-old private school teacher, on Monday.

On Thursday, National Conference leaders Ali Muhammad Sagar, Nasir Sogami and others took carried out a protest march from the Nawa-e-Subha party headquarters here demanding stern action against those responsible for Pandit’s death.

According to the police, Pandit was arrested last week in connection with a militancy related case.

IANS

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