Mehbooba sets deadline for Yasin Malik’s release
Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Monday warned the central government that denial of meeting Yasin Malik, the JKLF chairman to his family members “will have dangerous consequences”.
Talking to reporters after addressing an election rally at Waripora Kulgam, Mehbooba hit out at the centre for “denying” family members of Yasin Malik to meet him.
She said it would have “dangerous consequences” while seeking Malik’s “immediate release” from the jail and for him to “get proper treatment”.
Sadhvi Pragya, a blast accused and facing criminal charges was out on bail and offered a ticket by the BJP to contest Lok Sabha elkections, “but Yasin Malik’s family is denied a simple concession of a meeting which is the genuine right of the family of any prisoner,” Mufti said.
Seeking Malik’s release and to allow him to “undergo a better treatment”, she warned, “In case of any untoward incident, the government will have to face serious consequences”.