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Malik terms ED notice as ‘intimidation’ ploy


Srinagar, :Terming the notice of ED as ‘part of ploy to intimidate’ Hurriyat camp in Jammu and Kashmir, JKLF chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday said that these “farce cases are framed and run to settle ‘political vendetta, threaten political’.

In a statement issued, Malik said that “the case that has been referred to in ED notice is of March 2002 when a drama was played to arrest him as authorities were too annoyed on the formation of a parallel Independent Election Commission by United Hurriyat Conference.”


He said that a theatre was orchestrated and he was arrested from Srinagar and immediately shifted to Jammu. He said that he was tortured and put behind the bars under black law POTA.

Calling ED’s trial as ‘a mockery’ of justice and legal system, Malik said that “actually ED notice and attitude is a sample of how agencies, forces and legal system is run and used by the rulers according to their wishes. This is the reality of NIA led campaign too which has abducted many Kashmiris including women and lodged them at Tihar Jail.”

Malik said that the Government for long has been trying to portray the struggle of Kashmiris as a means to accumulate money, make fortunes and as being a sponsored struggle.