Srinagar Police on Saturday placed Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik under house arrest ahead of Eid. Malik was placed under arrest at his Maisuma area residence.
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Police is maintaining law and order in the valley, after one of their senior officers was lynched outside the Jamia Masjid a couple of days ago. Malik along with Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq have been spearheading the separatist resistance in the Kashmir Valley for years.