Rising Kashmir NewsAnantnag:
Ummat e Islami Saturday said its chairman and Mirwaiz of South Kashmir, Qazi Ahmed Yasir was arrested by a joint team of Jammu Kashmir Police and CRPF in Anantnag late night on Friday and lodged him in PS Sadr.
Ummat e Islami said: “Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir pertinently had led a pro-freedom march in Khudwani against the killings of an armed fighter and a civilian from the area in Kulgam District yesterday post Friday prayers.”
The Ummat e Islami said its members condemned the arrest of Mirwaiz Yasir.
Statement said: “The curbs on the movement of Qazi Ahmed Yasir is nothing but a frustration of the State. Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir has been dodging the State forces and has been able to reach the families of the victims.”
"Arresting Mirwaiz Yasir regularly is merely because of his growing activities down in South Kashmir," statement quoting members said.
Statement said the members demanded an early release of Mirwaiz Qazi Yasir and other political prisoners in Kashmir including Srana Barkati.