Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar placed under house arrest, released later


Jammu: Separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani & Mirwaiz Umar placed under house arrest ahead of their meeting with Pak NSA. Later they were released from their house arrest after nearly hours.

The separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir were invited by Pakistani High Commissioner in New Delhi Abdul Basit has for talks with Pakistan National Advisor Sartaj Aziz before he holds talks with his Indian counterpart.

The two factions of the Huriyat Conference headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other separatist leaders such as Yasin Malik and Naeem Khan were invited by Pak High Commissioner Abdul Basit for talks on August 23.