Senior separatist leader from Jammu and Kashmir, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, was detained by the police on Friday after he broke his house arrest orders to join a protest rally in Anantnag.

As Hurriyat Conference leader, Mirwaiz, came out of his Nigeen residence on the city outskirts, police deployed outside his house prevented him from moving out and again placed him under house arrest.

The protest was organised against against the killing of terrorists in South Kashmir.

Curfew-like restrictions were imposed downtown Srinagar and Anantnag, as precautionary measure.

Syed Alishah Geelani is already under house arrest and Yasin Malik is lodged in the Central Jail.

The Mirwaiz accused the government of not letting the separatists hold “peaceful” protest.

Earlier, the Hurriyat leader  had announced on Twitter that he would defy his house arrest and march to Anantnag “to show solidarity with the people of south Kashmir”.

The Army has launched the “Operation All Out” to eliminate terrorists in South Kashmir.

Train services and internet services were suspended there as a precautionary measure