Geelani demands release of Mehraj, ors

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the arrest of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) leader, Raja Mehraj-ud-din, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday demanded his immediate release.
In a statement issued here, Geelani said besides his (Mehraj-ud-din’s) ailing mother at home, he himself is suffering from many aliments. He said Hurriyat believes in peaceful political struggle and government “doesn’t have any constitutional or moral justification to detain our leaders and activists”.
He said the arrestee is the sole bread-winner of his family despite being a patient of back pain since long. “He was out of state in February with for his treatment.”