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Mehbooba Mufti alleges being detained at her residence

Mehbooba Mufti alleges being detained at her residence

Jammu and Kashmir's former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Image credit: PTI

Srinagar : Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba on Tuesday alleged she was detained at her residence on the Gupkar road in Srinagar.

Mufti said she wanted to meet with the families evicted from Central Kashmir's Budgam district, but was stopped by the police and security forces deployed outside her residence.

She wrote on Twitter the government of India was using illegal detention as a method to muzzle the opposition.

"Illegal detention has become GOIs favourite go to method for muzzling any form of opposition," Mufti tweeted.

"I have been detained once again because I wanted to visit Budgam where hundreds of families were evicted from their homes.

"Government of India wants to continue inflicting oppression and zulm on the people of J&K without any questions asked," she further tweeted.

IANS report with edits

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