Police prevents Kishtwar protests from turning violent

February 27: Violent protests erupted in Kishtwar against the house arrest of Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Police officials confirmed that about 40-50 people came out on the streets and started shouted slogans against the detention of the Hurriyat Hardline leader. These men also demanded that Geelani not be restrained within the confines of his home as it was the right of any individual to be able to move freely in a democratic setup.

The agitating men burnt tyres during their protests which were then dispelled by the local police.

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