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Activist Gautam Navlakha detained in Srinagar

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Updated: May 28, 2011, 6:06 PM IST
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Activist Gautam Navlakha detained in Srinagar
Navlakha, who has, been perceived as pro-separatist, was on a holiday with a friend.

Srinagar: Noted Civil Rights Activist Gautam Navlakha was detained in the Srinagar airport on his arrival on Saturday.

He was not allowed to enter the city and was served an order under section 144 of Cr PC and was told to leave for New Delhi by Sunday.

"He has been restrained from entering under section 144 CrPC. The orders have been issued by the District Magistrate," Senior Superintendent of Police for Budgam district Uttam Chand told PTI.

Navlakha, who has, been perceived as pro-separatist, was on a holiday with a friend.

Navlakha, a frequent traveller to the Valley for last two decades, has written extensively about alleged human rights violations in the state and is a consulting editor of a leading magazine.

First Published: May 28, 2011, 6:06 PM IST
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