Srinagar, Aug 12: Controversial Independent MLA Sheik Abdul Rasheed was today kept as police thwarted his proposed 72-hour-long sit-into challenge the “obtuseness” of the Center towards Kashmir.
Rasheed was kept alongside a significant number of his supporters, a representative of his Awami Ittehad Party (AIP) said.
Police swung without hesitation when Rasheed and his supporters began the sit-in at Press Colony here.
He was taken to police headquarters Kothi Bagh, the representative said.
The dubious MLA had reported he will hold the 72-hour sit-in against the “obtuseness” of Union government towards Kashmir.