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J-K: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti placed under house arrest

Amid the unprecedented turmoil in Kashmir, National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah, Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti and chairman of Peoples Conference Sajad Gani Lone along with several other mainstream political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir were placed under house arrest on late Sunday night. The authorities have ordered closure of schools and colleges in Jammu on Monday as a precautionary measure and restrictions have also been imposed in Srinagar under Section 144 CrPC.

Updated : 05 August 2019, 08:14 AM