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.

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