Hurriyat-G condemns arrest of youth in Bandipora, Kupwara
Srinagar, October 14: All Parties Hurriyat Conference has condemned the arrest of 5 youth from Bandipora who were shifted to Kotbalwal Jail Jammu and arrest of dozens of youth from Kupwara in night raids, said a Hurriyat-G spokesman in a statement issue here on Sunday.
The Hurriyat spokesman said, “Jan Sangh led regime in Delhi has virtually turned Jammu and Kashmir into a battle field as they are pushing people to wall. We warn the administration of dire consequences if such brutalities and lawlessness against people are not stopped.”
“Police booked five persons under public safety act (PSA) in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on stone pelting charges. Aadil Bashir Bhat son of Bashir Ahmad Bhat a resident of Nusoo, Muhammad Azhar Din Parrey son of Abdul Rahman Parrey of Chandegeer Hajin, Farooq Ahmad Ganai son of Ghulam Ahmad Ganai, Sajad Hussain Ganai son of Ghulam Rasool Ganai and Bilal Ahmad Ganai son of Bashir Ahmad Ganai all residents of Ganai Mohalla Kaloosa have been booked under PSA and where shifted to Kotbalwal Jail Jammu,” reads the Hurriyat statement.
While condemning the night raids in Kupwara Hurriyat spokesman said, “After the martyrdom of Dr. Manan Wani, police have arrested dozens of youth, which created the fear among to the entire district populace.”
Hurriyat-G spokesman said: “Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Mohammad Umar Farooq & Mohammad Ashraf Sehraie remains under house arrest. While as Mohammad Yasin Malik is detained in Subjail Kothibagh & Gh. Ahmad Gulzar & Hakim Ab Rashid at Kotbalwal, Nisar Hussain Rather, Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Mohammad Ashraf Laya, Mir Hafizullah, Raies Ahmad Mir, Noor Mohammad Kalwal, Showkat Ahmad Bakshi, Mohammad Yaseen Aataie, Syed Imtiyaz Haider, Ashiq Hussain Narchoor, Sartaj Ahmad and Danish Ahmad and hundreds of other activists are either lodged in jail or in police stations.”
While demanding the immediate release of all political prisoners including leaders, the spokesman said: “By pushing people to wall India will achieve nothing; they should face the political leaders and workers on political turf.”