Omar Abdullah claims he, his family put under house arrest


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SRINAGAR: National Conference vice chairman Omar Abdullah on Sunday claimed he and his household, together with his father and Member of Parliament (MP) Farooq Abdullah, have been put underneath house arrest by authorities.
"That is the "naya/new J&Okay" after Aug 2019. We get locked up in our houses with no rationalization. It is dangerous sufficient they've locked my father (a sitting MP) & me in our house, they've locked my sister & her youngsters of their residence as properly," Omar wrote on Twitter.
The previous Jammu and Kashmir chief minister additionally posted pictures displaying police automobiles outdoors the gates of his residence within the Gupkar space of the Srinagar.
Omar additionally alleged that his home employees was not being let inside.
"Chalo, your new mannequin of democracy signifies that we're stored in our houses with out rationalization however on prime of that the employees that works in the home aren't being allowed in after which you're stunned that I am nonetheless indignant & bitter," he stated in one other tweet.
PDP president Mehbooba Mufti had on Saturday too claimed that she was positioned beneath home arrest forward of her go to to the household of Athar Mushtaq -- one of many three alleged terrorists killed in an encounter in Parimpora locality in Srinagar in December final yr.
"Positioned underneath home arrest as regular for making an attempt to go to the household of Athar Mushtaq killed allegedly in a pretend encounter. His father was booked beneath UAPA for demanding his lifeless physique. This the normalcy GOI needs to showcase to the EU delegation visiting Kashmir (sic)," she had stated on Twitter.