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Kashmir separatist Yasin Malik arrested

Earlier, Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Shahid-ul-Islam were put under house arrest

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Police arrest JKLF chairman Mohd Yasin Malik along with supporters after he tried to defy restrictions and take out a rally, at Batangoo in Anantnag district

Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad was on Tuesday arrested to prevent him from taking part in a separatist-called meeting.

Malik was taken into custody in the Abi Guzar area when he was proceeding to Aali Kadal in the Old City.

Earlier, moderate Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and his secretary-cum-advocate Shahid-ul-Islam were put under house arrest to restrain them from attending the same meeting.

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