Indian police detain top Kashmiri separatist leader

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Senior Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah shouts pro-freedom slogans prior to his departure for New Delhi for talks with Pakistans National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz, in Srinagar on August 22,2015.
Senior Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah shouts pro-freedom slogans prior to his departure for New Delhi for talks with Pakistan's National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz, in Srinagar on August 22,2015.

New Delhi - Shah is scheduled to attend the reception party of Pakistan National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Sunday and he was the first separatist leader to reach Delhi.

By IANS

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Published: Sat 22 Aug 2015, 12:08 PM

Last updated: Sat 22 Aug 2015, 4:09 PM

Separatist leader Shabir Shah said on Saturday that he was detained by the police when he reached the airport here on a flight from Srinagar.
Shah told IANS: "I have been detained. I have been taken to the guest house where I was originally scheduled to stay."
Shah is scheduled to attend the reception party of Pakistan National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Sunday and he was the first separatist leader to reach Delhi.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police had earlier arrested all Hurriyat leaders including Shah, but later they were released after a few hours.
Other leaders among the separatists including Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Omar Farooq and Yasin Malik are also supposed to visit here to meet Aziz.
 



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