SUNDAY TIMES WEB DESK: Malik was taken into custody from his residence in Maisuma area to prevent him from participating in programmes being held in connection with the 29th anniversary of Gaw Kadal massacre.

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had called for a complete shutdown in Gaw Kadal and adjacent areas.

The JRL  also called for a march towards Gaw Kadal to hold a public meeting on Monday.