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Geelani, Mirwaiz barred from marching towards Shopian

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Srinagar, Apr 4, CNS: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani was barred from moving towards Shopian on Wednesday where the Joint Resistance Leadership planned to offer condolences to the bereaved families.

A spokesman of the outfit said that a posse of policemen deployed outside Geelani’s residence in Hyderpora prevented him from coming out.

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had called for ‘Shopian chalo’ today to express solidarity with the people and offer condolences to the bereaved families who lost their loved ones in Sunday’s clashes.

Meanwhile, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was arrested after he defied house detention. Mirwaiz according to spokesperson came out from his house and tried to march towards Shopian when a large number of policemen surrounded him. He was arrested