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Yasin Malik flown to Srinagar by Delhi Police

May 03, 2013 09:47 AM IST Politics Politics

New Delhi: Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik reached Srinagar on Friday after he flown by Delhi Police, which took him into preventive custody after denying permission for his protest to press for his demands, including handing over the body of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader was to begin his 48-hour-long hunger strike on Friday but police had denied permission for the protest at Jantar Mantar.

As a preventive measure, Malik was taken into custody on Thursday night. "He was flown to Srinagar in a SpiceJet flight," sources said. Malik was apparently to go ahead with his 48-hour protest from today till Sunday.

The decision to deny permission for his protest came after security agencies submitted a report to the Union Home Ministry that giving permission to Malik to hold protest in Delhi may create law and order problem. The report also said Malik had been involved in "anti-national" activities in the past, they said.

The JKLF leader had shared dais with Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and India's most wanted terror mastermind Hafiz Sayeed when he had staged a protest in Islamabad against the hanging of Guru.

(With additional information from PTI)

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