JKLF protests Kashmir ‘killings, arrests’, Malik detained

March 11th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, March 11 (IANS) The pro-independence Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Friday evening carried out a torchlight procession in the heart of summer capital Srinagar to protest against ‘killings and arrests in Kashmir’.

JKLF chairman Yasin Malik led the procession in the Maisuma locality as scores of JKLF activists shouted pro-independence slogans.

Police intervened to stop the procession in the locality and detained Malik along with other activists of the JKLF who were later shifted to the local police station.

Syed Ali Geelani who heads the hard-line group of the Hurriyat Conference has called for a protest shutdown Saturday against ‘the arrest of youth in Kashmir’.

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