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Lawyers demand Guru's body be returned to family

PTI  Srinagar, February 14, 2013
First Published: 16:09 IST(14/2/2013) | Last Updated: 19:23 IST(14/2/2013)

Kashmir high court Bar Association on Thursday staged a protest demanding that body of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru be returned to his family.


The lawyers' body took out the procession from Saddar Court complex to Lal Chowk raising slogans in praise of Guru.

They demanded return of Guru's body so that his family could bury him as per Muslim rites.

The lawyers later dispersed peacefully.

Guru was hanged inside Tihar Jail in Delhi on Saturday.

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