JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Muhammad Yasin Malik
JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik arrested

Srinagar: While trying to carry out a protest march Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested today.

Malik began a protest march from Maisuma area to city centre Lal Chowk along with a group of JKLF activists, when police came into action and took Malik and several of his supporters into preventive custody.

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Sources in the JKLF said the march was intended to mount pressure on the government to release political prisoners in Kashmir.

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