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Police arrests Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Indian-held Kashmir

Police arrests Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Indian-held Kashmir | Thenewstribe.com

SRINAGAR: Indian police arrested senior Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Thursday in Indian held-Kashmir.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani was arrested when he tried to visit the bereaved family of Zahid Rasool Butt in Islamabad in IHK, who was recently killed by Hindu extremists in Udhampur.

Geelani was arrested as he left his home in Indian-held Kashmir by security forces, and is being held in Hamhama police station in Srinagar, Dawn News reported.

This is not the first time that Indian police arrested the hurriat leaders in Indian-held Kashmir.