Srinagar, Apr 28: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik was today detained by police when he was on his way to Jamia Masjid here.
His vehicle was stopped and a JKLF spokesman claimed that Malik was abused by police and assaulted.
A police spokesman said that a team from police station Khanyar was on a routine Naka duty when at around 12:10 pm a Sedan Car Honda CRV bearing registration No DL3C AK 2197 was intercepted by the naka party. The travelers inside the car were requested to produce the registration papers of the vehicle.
“However the travelers inboard, who included JKLF chief Yasin Malik and Bashir Kashmiri instead of producing papers created obstruction in the lawful duty, he said.