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Kashmiri separatist leader Nayeem Khan detained at Srinagar airport

Police Detained Separatist Leader Nayeem Khan On Friday Frin Srinagar Airport When He Was On His Way To Board A Flight To New Delhi. Khan Was Taken To Police Station Saddar From Where He Is Likely Shifted To His Residence And Placed Under House Arrest, Police Said.

PTI | Updated on: 22 Mar 2017, 01:35:10 PM


Police detained separatist leader Nayeem Khan on Friday frin Srinagar airport when he was on his way to board a flight to New Delhi. Khan was taken to Police Station Saddar from where he is likely shifted to his residence and placed under house arrest, police said. 

Khan was on his way to New Delhi apparently to take part in Pakistan Day celebrations at Pakistan High Commission on Friday. 

Other separatist leaders, who have participated in the Pakistan Day celebrations in the past, are currently under detention inside their homes or in jail. 

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Shabir Ahmad Shah are among the top leaders put under house arrest while JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik is currently lodged at Central Jail Srinagar.

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First Published : 22 Mar 2017, 01:18:00 PM

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