MLA Rasheed detained at Jamia Masjid

AIP members disallowed to enter the Grand Mosque in downtown Srinagar today. Photo: Faisal Khan

Police intercepts an AIP member who was trying to enter Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar today. Photo: Faisal Khan

Srinagar: Independent legislator and Awami Itehad Party chief Er Rasheed was detained today when he, along with his party workers, tried to march towards Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta, Srinagar to offer Friday prayers there.

The police, however, intercepted Rasheed and his party workers at Nowhatta square and whisked them off in police vehicles.

No congregational Friday prayers were allowed by the authorities at the historic Grand mosque of Srinagar on 19th consecutive Friday.

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