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Sarjan Barkati arrested two days after delivering Eid speech

Srinagar: Two days after delivering Eid speech, religious preacher Sarjan Barkati was on Saturday arrested from his residence, the family said.

His wife Shabroza Akhter told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that Sarjan was arrested by Zainapora police from his residence on Saturday morning.

She said that Sarjan delivered his speech on EID in his native village Reban on Thursday, for the first time after his release last year.

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