Kashmiri separatist leader Ashraf Sehrai detained in Srinagar - GulfToday

Kashmiri separatist leader Ashraf Sehrai detained in Srinagar


Senior Kashmiri separatist leader, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai.

Gulf Today Report

Senior Kashmiri separatist leader, and a close associate of Syed Ali Shah Geelani Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai was arrested by police in Srinagar on Sunday morning.

Authorities here have booked Sehrai under Public Safety Act.

A police party visited Sehrai’s home at Barzulla Baghat at around 5.30 am and arrested him.


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Sehrai, Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, has been under house arrest since August 5, when centre scrapped J&K’s special status and bifurcated the erstwhile state into two Union Territories.

Sehrai's son, Junaid Sehrai who was an MBA graduate was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Nawakadal area of old Srinagar city on May 19 this year.

Hardline separatist leader Geelani had recently resigned from the separatist political conglomerate, All Party Hurriyat Conference.

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