ISLAMABAD - In Indian-occupied Kashmir, Complete shutdown is being observed on Saturday against the anti-Muslim ruling of the High Court banning sale of beef and cow slaughter in the territory.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the veteran Kashmiri leader, Syed Ali Gilani, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the Chief of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and supported by other Hurriyet leaders and religious organizations.

All shops and business establishments are closed while traffic is off the road, Kashmir Media Service reported.

The occupation authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar and deployed Indian troops and police personnel in strength in other towns to prevent people from staging demonstrations against the court verdict.

The puppet authorities continue to put under detention Hurriyet leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Maulana Abbas Ansari, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Zafar Akbar Butt, Engineer Hilal Ahmad War, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, Showkat Ahmed Bakhshi, Qazi Yasir Ahmad, Ayaz Akbar and Raja Merajuddin in their houses and police stations to prevent them from leading the demonstrations.

Dozens of people were injured on Friday, when Indian troops and police personnel used brute force against the protesters at different places in the occupied territory.