NIA summon to Mirwaiz assault on religious identity: Mehbooba
Mar 10: Former
Chief Minister of J&K and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba
Mufti Sunday termed the NIA summons to Mirwaiz an “assault
on religious identity”.
Mufti in a tweet said that Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is not any ordinary separatist
leader but a religious and spiritual head to the Muslims of Kashmir.
isn’t any ordinary separatist leader. He is religious and spiritual head to
Kashmir Muslims. NIA summons to him are emblematic of GoI’s repeated assaults
on our religious identity. J&K is the proverbial sacrificial lamb exploited
to divert attention from the real issues,” Mehbooba tweeted.
on Saturday, NIA summoned Hurriyat (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and son of Hurriyat
(M) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Naseem Geelani to their Delhi headquarters
for questioning in 2017 funding case.
the first time top Hurriyat leader has been summoned to the NIA”s Delhi head
office for questioning while as Naseem has been summoned twice earlier.