Malik condemns re-arrest of seven JKLF activists

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Wednesday condemned the re-arrest of party’s seven incarcerated activists.

The JKLF spokesman as per the statement issued here said that the maalgam’s seven incarcerated leaders and activists including zonal general secretary Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Muhammad Azeem Zargar, Basharat Ahmad Butt, Nazir Ahmad Pulwama, Meraj ud din Soitaing and Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah have been today re-arrested after they were bailed out by Tehsildar south today.

“The seven activists had been arrested by police on 6th October 2017, from press enclave while participating in a peaceful protest against growing incidents of braid cuttings in Kashmir,” the spokesman said.

“After arrest, they were shifted to Srinagar central jail till 8th October on a judicial remand,” JKLF spokesman said.

He said that Tehsilder South ordered to release them on bail but as they stepped outside Srinagar central jail, police and forces from Kral Khud police station re-arrested them and lodged them at police station Kral Khud.

Meanwhile, condemning the re-arrest of activists, Malik who himself was arrested by police on Oct 6 and is still lodged at central jail Srinagar has said that police acts rapidly against peaceful activists and common people but if it could have spared some energy for nabbing braid cutters, the menace should have been over till now.

Malik said that the rulers and their oppressor police only knows the job of suppressing common people and peaceful activists , but these people should remember that according to the law of retribution, they will have to pay for their criminal attitude against humans.

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