Hurriyat leader Geelani in custody for violating house arrest

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Srinagar, Apr 30 (ANI): All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader Sayyed Ali Shah Geelani was taken into custody by Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday afternoon for violating house arrest norms.

Geelani was placed under house arrest following his call to march on the UN office in the city.

The hardline faction of the APHC had given call for the march in protest against the Delhi Court's verdict on the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case, which sentenced three of the accused to death.

Police, had told Geelani not to move out of his house on Wednesday.

The APHC has condemned Geelani's house arrest, describing it as an undemocratic act of the ruling National Conference. (ANI)

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