ISLAMABAD: Indian police arrested the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference Syed Ali Gilani outside his residence at New Airport Road in Srinagar on Monday.
Ali Gilani while defying restrictions attempted to march towards Islamabad in occupied Kashmir to express solidarity with martyrs and victim families.
He was also scheduled to address a public rally at Lal Chowk in Islamabad district of occupied Kashmir on Monday.
Indian police stopped Syed Ali Gilani and arrested him. He was lodged at Humhama Police Station in Srinagar.
The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement issued in Srinagar had given the call for holding the event in South Kashmir’s Islamabad district on Monday to pay glowing tributes to the martyrs of Kashmir.