SRINAGAR, September 8 : AIP Chief & MLA Langate , Engineer Rashid took out a protest rally against atrocities in Kashmir. However, police and CRPF swung in to action and arrested him along with his scores of activists.
According to the media reports, Er Rashid drove to his assembly segment last mid-night and a protest rally was scheduled to be held which started from Chotipora in Langate.
“The protest rally was held to condemn the civilian killings,” Inam Un Nabi, AIP Spokesman said.
A few days ago forces killed one student, Asif Majid, who lived in Qaziabad which falls in Langate constituency. “Scores of party activists participated in the rally but forces stopped them in main Handwara chowk and arrested Er Rashid along with dozens of protestors and lodged them in Police Station Handwara,” he said.
Condemning the detention of AIP chief and its activists, Inam said that rally was peaceful.