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 Yasin Malik released from police custody

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Srinagar, Dec 12: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday was released from police custody after almost month long incarceration, a spokesman said.Malik was arrested by police on 02nd of October and released after 20 days of incarceration.

He was again arrested after a few days and released today after almost month long incarceration today.According to the statement issued to media, Malik during his recent imprisonment developed pain in his back and was hospitalized twice.


“His medical examinations have revealed problems in his valve gradient and multiple stones in both of his kidneys. Despite illness, he was kept in police station by the authorities, which is a glaring proof of their callousness,” JKLF said.Meanwhile, Police today arrested JKLF zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri who was being raided by police from last many days.Police after arresting him have lodged him at Police station Kral Khud where he was denied a meeting with his wife, children and other family members.

While condemning the arrest of JKLF leaders, Malik said that “a blanket ban on peaceful political activities by police is most dictatorial and the way police officers are treating peaceful protesters is a glaring example of them acting like colonial monarchs in their respective areas where they want every voice suppressed and bully every head that is raised against their will and order.”

“JRL recently had announced a peaceful candlelight protest program regarding human rights violations. The exemplary programs were conducted in such a peaceful manner that even a leaf was not disturbed during these programs. But authoritarian police as a routine from the first day started a spree of arrests, nocturnal raids and intimidations against whole Hurriyat camp especially against JKLF,” he said.

Meanwhile, Malik expressed his heartfelt grief and sorrow over the sad demise of the mother of jailed Hurriyat leader Farooq Ahmad Dar @ Bitta Karatay who is languishing at Tihar jail Delhi from more than a year now.JKLF vice chairman Mushtaq Ajmal along with a delegation went to Chota-Bazar and participated in the funeral prayers and burial of the deceased mother and delivered a message of condolence from Malik.Paying tributes to the deceased mother, Malik said that she and her whole family have rendered valuable sacrifices for the freedom of Jammu Kashmir and when she is bidding a farewell to this world her son is facing torture and torment in Tihar Jail. Praying for her heavenly abode, Malik prayed for the Sabr-I-Jamil to his bereaved family.