"Ahead of Gayibana Nimaz-i-Jinaza (funeral prayers in absentia) for JKLF supreme leader Amanullah Khan, Malik was arrested by police," a spokesman of the JKLF said in a statement.

The spokesman claimed that authorities have imposed 'curfew' in Lal Chowk, Maisuma, Kokerbazar, Kothibagh, Abi Guzar, court road and other adjoining areas.

Amanullah Khan, one of the founders of pro-Independence JKLF, died in Rawalipindi, Pakistan, yesterday.

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