Jailed EJAC leaders released, re-arrested

Srinagar: Authorities on Wednesday re-arrested Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) leaders including its president, Abdul Qayoom Wani and general secretary Farooq Ahmad Trali soon after they were released on bail.

Earlier, eight leaders who were arrested and sent to jail ten days ago were given bail by an executive magistrate.

“As soon as the EJAC leaders were released on bail they were immediately re-arrested,” EJAC Vice President Wajahat Hussain told CNS. He said that the leaders were again been sent to jail.

Pertinently, EJAC leaders held a protest demonstration in Srinagar, ten days back against the civilian killings at the hands of government forces. Police arrested from Press Enclave and shifted them to Kothibagh police station where from they were sent to jail the other day.

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