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Mirwaiz Farooq arrested in Srinagar

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, was on Thursday arrested while leading a protest march to the UN Military Observer Group headquarters in Srinagar.

india Updated: Jun 17, 2010 13:14 IST

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, was on Thursday arrested while leading a protest march to the UN Military Observer Group headquarters in Srinagar.

Mirwaiz Farooq was taken into custody along with his supporters outside the building of Radio Kashmir while proceeding towards Sonawar area to denounce alleged human rights violation in Jammu and Kashmir.