JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested in Kangan, prevented from visiting slain youth’s family

Reports said that Malik was stopped near Preng area by the police while he was on way to Kangan to visit the family of Kangan youth Gowhar Ahmed Rather killed in police action on April 3.

Irfan Raina
Kangan, Publish Date: Apr 17 2018 2:23PM | Updated Date: Apr 17 2018 2:23PM
JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested in Kangan, prevented from visiting slain youth’s familyJKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested in Kangan, prevented from visiting slain youth’s family

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was arrested by police while he was on his way to offer condolences with the family of a youth killed in Kangan earlier this month.

Reports said that Malik was stopped near Preng area by the police while he was on way to Kangan to visit the family of Kangan youth Gowhar Ahmed Rather killed in police action on April 3.

A senior police official told Greater Kashmir that Malik has been detained at police station Ganderbal.

Earlier, Malik visited the family of slain youth Amir Hameed Lone at Chhatergul and participated in a condolence meeting held for him.

“After attending the gathering there, Yasin Sahib was heading towards the home of Gowhar Ahmad Rather but police blocked his way and arrested him along with JKLF zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri,” said a JKLF spokesman.


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