Four most freed Kashmir leaders released

SRINAGAR: Four more politicians from the mainstream Jammu and Kashmir were released Sunday from their detention at the MLA shelter in Srinagar.

They had been detained since August 5, when the Center repealed and forked Jammu and Kashmir in two union territories.

According to sources, the liberated leaders are from Abdul Majid Larmi, Ghulam Nabi Bhat, Muhammad Shafi and Muhammad Yusuf Bhat.

With the release of the four leaders, the number of leaders detained in the Valley is 17. These include three main ministers: Omar Abdullah & Mehbooba Mufti .

Farooq Abdullah has been arrested at his home on the Gupkar road in Srinagar, which has been designated as the subcarcel.

Omar Abdullah is detained at & Mehbooba Mufti has been kept in a government building on the Maulana Azad Residency Road.

On January 16, five conventional politicians were released from their detention at the MLA shelter.

A total of 35 leading politicians were transferred from the Centaur hotel on the shores of Dal Lake to the MLA hostel in November last year.

A Supreme Court bench headed by Justice NV Ramana had ordered the Union Territory administration to review all curbs that have been in place since August 5 in Jammu & Kashmir.