Mirwaiz released from jail, placed under house arrest

 Mirwaiz released from jail, placed under house arrest

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

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Mirwaiz released from jail, placed under house arrest Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam said that Mirwaiz has reached his home in Nigeen area of Srinagar after his release from Cheshma Shahi sub-jail after two months. Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was on Monday evening released from sub-jail in Srinagar, but was placed under house arrest at his home, said a spokesman. Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam said that Mirwaiz has reached his home in Nigeen area of Srinagar after his release from Cheshma Shahi sub-jail after two months. However, he has been placed under house arrest, added Islam. Mirwaiz was arrested on August 27 when he tried to take part in a pro-freedom march towards Eidgah in downtown Srinagar.