Shakeel Bakshi arrested in Srinagar


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Prominent Pro Freedom leader and the founder of Islamic Students League, Shakeel Ahmed Bakshi has been detained by police, The Kashmiriyat reported.

Quoting sources The Kashmiriyat said that Police raided the house of Bakshi on Tuesday in Bemina and arrested him post which he was lodged at police station in Batamaloo.

Shakeel Bakshi was first arrested in 1975 when he participated in a General Strike for ‘political rights’ in Kashmir.

Bakshi who has spent more than 11 years in various jails was also arrested last year after Zakir Musa issued a statement against Hurriyat leaders.

He was kept under detention for more than a month of questioning.

Police sources say that Shakeel Bakshi has been arrested for questioning and will be released after the questioning is done with.


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