1. Controversial MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid detained

Controversial MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid detained

Controversial Independent MLA from Langate Sheikh Abdul Rashid was today detained along with several of his supporters as he tried to march towards the local office of the United Nations Military Observers Group.

By: | Srinagar | Published: September 26, 2016 2:14 PM
Sheikh Abdul Rashid-l-pti Rashid and his supporters were detained by police near Sher-e-Kashmir Park while marching towards Sonawar office of the UN Military Observers, a police official said. (Source: PTI)

Controversial Independent MLA from Langate Sheikh Abdul Rashid was today detained along with several of his supporters as he tried to march towards the local office of the United Nations Military Observers Group.

Rashid and his supporters were detained by police near Sher-e-Kashmir Park while marching towards Sonawar office of the UN Military Observers, a police official said.

The MLA and dozens of his supporters were taken to Kothibagh Police Station.

A spokesman for the MLA said they were marching to the UN office to demand plebiscite for settlement of Kashmir issue.

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