Police Wednesday foiled the protest rally of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) activists and detained scores of them after they tried to march towards the commercial hub Lal Chowk. The protest led by Noor Mohammad Kalwal, took out a protest march from Sarai Bala area of Srinagar to demand mortal remains of Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru who were secretly hanged and buried inside Tihar Jail in New Delhi. The protesters were carrying banners displaying return mortal remains of Bhat and Guru marched ahead. Nonetheless, policemen deployed in the area intercepted them and detained scores of leaders of the outfit. JKLF, chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik had called for a protest in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar, while the authorities had sealed all the exit and entry points of the area.
2015 Kashmir Despatch