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APHC chief Mirwaiz arrested

Last updated on: June 17, 2010 13:24 IST

The Srinagar police detained chairman of the moderate All Parties Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Moulvi Umar Farooq along with other senior leaders of the group in Srinagar on Thursday.

The Mirwaiz was leading a protest march to the United Nations Military Observers Group headquarters at Sonwar to protest against the alleged human rights violations in Kashmir.

Those detained along with Mirwaiz included Professor Abdul Gani Bhat, Naeem Ahmad Khan and Bilal Gani Lone.

They were taken to a nearby police station at Kothibagh after their arrest.
Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar