Mirwaiz released from jail, placed under house arrest

Srinagar, Oct 24:
Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was released from sub-jail Cheshma Shahi Monday evening, but was placed under house arrest soon after.

Hurriyat (M) spokesperson, Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam confirmed Mirwaiz’s release after two months. He reached his Nigeen home where he was placed under house arrest immediately.

Mirwaiz was arrested on August 27 when he tried to take out a protest march towards Eidgah.