Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership’s (JRL) leader and JKLF chief Yasin Malik has been arrested by police in a late night raid on Friday.
Mr. Malik’s detention comes ahead of a crucial hearing on Article 35-A in Supreme Court which is likely to take place early next week. Among its other provisions, Article 35-A bars people from outside the state of Jammu and Kashmir acquire any immovable property in the state.
Mr. Malik was arrested from his Maisuma residence and has been taken to the Kothibagh Police Station.
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