Yaseen Malik detained in Srinagar

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Srinagar, Aug 15: To foil any protest rally by separatists on 72nd I-Day, police on Wednesday detained JKLF chief Mohammad Yaseen Malik.
A spokesman of the front said that a police party arrested Malik from his Maisuma house near here Wednesday. Malik has been lodged in police station Kothibagh, he said adding the JKLF chief was to lead a protest rally in the civil lines.
However, official sources said it was a precautionary measure to prevent any law and order problem in the summer capital, following strike called by separatists today.