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JKLF Chief Yasin Malik Arrested in Srinagar

Edited By: Rini Sharma

IANS

Last Updated: December 02, 2016, 14:43 IST

A TV grab of JKLF Chief Yasin Malik.

A TV grab of JKLF Chief Yasin Malik.

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested here on Friday when he tried to carry out a protest march.

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested here on Friday when he tried to carry out a protest march.

Malik, along with a group of JKLF activists, started a protest march from Maisuma area to city centre Lal Chowk after Friday prayers when police intervened and took Malik and around a dozen of his supporters into preventive custody.

Sources in the JKLF said the march was intended to mount pressure on the government to release political prisoners in Kashmir.
first published:December 02, 2016, 14:43 IST
last updated:December 02, 2016, 14:43 IST