Malik condemns prolonged imprisonment of activists
Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) incarcerated Zonal organizer, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri
who is in jail from last six months has been shifted to police station Kothibagh after high court quashed
his PSA recently, a party spokesman said on Wednesday.
According to the statement the spokesman said that after the PSA against Bashir was quashed he was
first shifted to JIC Jammu and then to police station Kralkhud from where he has been now shifted to
Police Station Kothibagh.
“Likewise another senior JKLF member Faisal Aslam Khan who is in jail from last two years has been
booked under yet another case and shifted to Srinagar central jail today,” the statement reads.
He said that till now police booked him under 13 different FIR’s and when he got bail in each one of
them, he was today booked under a fresh FIR and sent back to central jail.
“Another JKLF member Irfan Khan who was arrested during recent elections and has been booked under
a harsh case is also languishing in Srinagar central jail,” he said.
The spokesman said that JKLF district President Ganderbal Bashir Ahmad Rather (Boya), Mushtaq Ahmad
Mir, Zahoor Ahmad Parray of Hajin, Molvi Reyaz, Ashiq Hussain, Tanveer Ahmad Illahi, Nazir Ahmad
Rather, Raies Ahmad and others are languishing in different jails under PSA.
While condemning the prolonged incarceration of these JKLF leaders and members, JKLF chairman
Muhammad Yasin Malik said that “authorities are doing every possible tactic to prolong the
incarceration of these inmates which is highly condemnable.”