Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections

Search:



The Web

India Abroad




Newsletters
Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article


Home > News > Report

J&K: Geelani under house arrest again

October 07, 2006 16:40 IST

Related Articles
Coverage: The Attack on Parliament
Keeping Parliament safe!
Hurriyat chief speaks for Afzal clemency

Chairman of the breakaway Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani was on Saturday put under house arrest again.

Official sources said the step was taken as a precautionary measure.

A spokesman for the HC Aiyaz Akbar told UNI that a large number of Jammu and Kashmir police personnel had been deployed outside Geelani's residence in Hyderpora locality of the state since early Saturday morning.

Akbar said Geelani was to lead a procession from Kashmir University to holy Hazratbal shrine on Saturday afternoon to protest against the Delhi court's order to hang Mohammad Afzal Guru, prime accused in the December 13, 2001 Parliament attack case.

He said last week Geelani was under house arrest for two days and was not allowed to offer Friday prayers on September 29 in the mosque.


UNI


Share your comments


 What do you think about the story?




Read what others have to say:


Number of User Comments: 1




Sub: It is a shame.

It is our natinal shame if we pardon Md. Afzal. As the murderer of Priyadarshini Mattoo has not been pardoned and awarded captal punishment, the ...


Posted by Md. Yazed Alam Khan




Disclaimer

Advertisement






Copyright © 2006 Rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.