SRINAGAR: Indian authorities on Saturday arrested Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Entrance (JKLF) Chairman Yasin Malik from Srinagar.
In keeping with Kashmir Media Service, the Indian occupying forces took Malik into custody after raiding his Maisuma residence in Srinagar and lodged him at Kothibagh police station.
The occupying forces additionally arrested dozens of leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) from their residences. These arrested embody JI Ameer, Dr Abdul Hamid Fayaz, Advocate Zahid Ali, Ghulam Qadir Lone, Abdur Rauf, Mudassir Ahmed, Abdul Salam, Bakhtawar Ahmed, Muhammad Hayat, Bilal Ahmed and Ghulam Muhammad Dar.
The state of affairs in occupied Kashmir has worsened within the aftermath of the February 14, Pulwama assault which killed 44 Indian troopers.