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Police foils DFP protest

Detains scores of members


Srinagar, Nov 23 (KNS): Democratic Freedom Party Thursday held a peaceful protest rally and demanded suitable medical aid to its incarcerated leader Shabir Ahmad Shah who is languishing in infamous Tihar jail and is suffering from very serious ailments. However, police foiled their protest and detained scores of its members, spokesman said.
According to the statement issued to KNS, the DFP spokesman said that the protest was held despite all sorts of restrictions by police like sealing the party office and arresting the party secretary general Moulana Mohammad Abdullah Tari early morning.
The protesters were holding banners and placards depicting the deteriorating condition of their leader. Police arrested many protesters who were led by senior party leader advocate Fayaz Ahmad Sodagar. The arrested protesters included Mohammad Yousuf Mir, Molvi Mudassir, Mohammad Ibrahim and Mohammad Sabit. (KNS)