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17 J&K separatist leaders under security cover

Seventeen separatist leaders are being provided with security cover while five others have refused the facility, said J&K chief minister in the state Assembly on Tuesday.

india Updated: Mar 22, 2011 18:52 IST

Seventeen separatist leaders are being provided with security cover while five others have refused the facility, said J&K chief minister in the state Assembly on Tuesday.

Omar Abdullah said that 12 separatist leaders are getting police cover, while five others have refused the offer, entailing a cost of Rs 23.84 lakh.

Leaders provided with security: Hurriyat Chief Moulvi Farooq, Prof Abdul Gani, Moulvi Abbas Ansari, Aga Syed Hassan Mousvi, Bilal Ahmed Lone, Hashim Qureshi and Sajjad Gani Lone (Z-category), Salim Geelani, Zafar Akbar Bhat, Shahid-ul-Islam, Mohammad Yaqoob Vakil (Y-category), Abdul Hassan Mustafa, Moulvi Manzoor Hussain, Masoor Abbas Ansari, Tariq Anwar, Rafiq-ul-Haq and Sheikh Muzaffar.

JKLF Chief Yaseen Malik, Fazal Haq Qureshi (Chairman of PPF), Shabir Shah, Nayeem Ahmed Khan and Syed Ali Shah Geelani have refused to take security from the police, he said.