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Shahid-ul-Islam’s parole ends, reaches Tihar

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Srinagar, Feb 14: Hurriyat Conference (M) spokesman, Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam was shifted to New Delhi’s Tihar jail after meeting with the family for a week.

Shahid was granted a week-long custody parole after his wife; Nuzhat Shah suffered a brain stroke. Nuzhat Shah, wife of Shahid-ul-Islam had survived a brain stroke on January 12 this year following which she was rushed to a hospital. The ailing wife of Shahid-ul-Islam and his two daughters had been demanding his release on humanitarian grounds.


In the week-long period, Shahid as per his wife was only allowed to meet his family members. “In seven days, Shahid was being sent to Raj Bagh police station in the evening after meeting his family for the day,” She said.

She said that from last Thursday, Shahid was not allowed to visit his home and was kept at Raj Bagh police Station and today he has reached Tihar Jail again. He according to his family was sent back to Tihar on Monday and today he has reached there.

She said that the New Delhi police, Jammu and Kashmir police were accompanying Shahid and was only allowed to meet his family members.

Islam along with scores of pro-freedom leaders including Shabir Ahmad Shah, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Khan, Ayaz Akbar, Farooq Ahmad Dar and others were arrested a year ago in an alleged terror funding case.