Mirwaiz detained ahead of ‘Eidgah Chalo’

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Molvi Umar Farooq was late Thursday evening detained and lodged at police station Nigeen.

A spokesman of Hurriyat Conference (M) told KNS “Mirwaiz was planning to address telephonically a gathering at Eidgah Srinagar in connection with the ‘Jamia Masjid Operation” and was scheduled to march to Eidgah as per the protest program issued by joint resistance leadership announced Wednesday this week.

A contingent of police swooped into the residential house of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and whisked him away to police station Nigeen”. (KNS)