To prevent workers’ session, Mirwaiz put under house arrest, HC office sealed
Jammu & Kashmir

To prevent workers’ session, Mirwaiz put under house arrest, HC office sealed

Srinagar, Dec 1: To prevent workers' session of moderate Hurriyat Conference (HC) on Saturday, chairman Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq was put under house arrest and amalgam office sealed in Srinagar.

A spokesman for the HC said a daylong workers' session was scheduled to be held at Hurriyat headquarters at Rajbagh, Srinagar today.

However, security forces and state police have been deployed outside the Nigeen house of the Mirwaiz early this morning to prevent him from attending the session.

He said HC chairman was informed that he has been put under house and cannot leave till further orders.

The spokesman said Rajbagh office has been sealed and nobody was being allowed to assemble there. A police vehicle has been parked near the main gate to prevent workers to enter the office, he alleged.

Taking to micro-blogging site twitter, the Mirwaiz said, 'One day #Hurriyat wor kers /delegate session barred! Put again under #HouseArrest! Rajbagh office of Hurriyat sealed! Not allowed any space or scope for any political activity! So much for practising honest democracy Governor sahab !.' (UNI)