Restrictions in Srinagar parts, Mirwaiz placed under house detention

Srinagar: Restrictions have been imposed in Old City Srinagar and the historic Jamia Masjid has been closed for Friday prayers on Friday.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the chief cleric, has been put under house detention at his residence in Nigeen area of Hazratbal Srinagar.

Heavy forces personnel deployment is on the roads and concertina wire has been put on streets in old city.

JRL had called for protests against the ‘custodial killing of Rizwan Asad’ after Friday prayers.

Rizwan died in police custody after he was arrested in a militancy related case.(KNO)

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