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JK: Eight detained for staging protests
January 03, 2006 18:01 IST
Police on Tuesday detained Javid Ahmad Mir, the leader of the breakaway faction of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Javid Ahmad Mir and seven of his party colleagues for staging a demonstration in violation of prohibitory orders in Srinagar.
Mir, accompanied by several dozen party colleagues, staged a protest at Pratap Park shouting slogans demanding the release of political prisoners and an end to alleged human rights violations.
Those arrested were lodged at the Kothibagh police station.