Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Saturday said that its chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik and other activists of the amalgam were released on bail.
A spokesman of the party said that those who were released on bail include Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Muhammad Azeem Zargar, Basharat Ahmad Butt, Nazir Ahmad Pulwama, Meraj ud din, Soitaing and Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah.
“Police at the behest of rulers had arrested JKLF chairman and others to prevent them from holding protest against ugly attacks on Kashmiri women. Today on court orders, after almost nine days of incarceration authorities released Malik and others from central jail Srinagar,” the spokesman said.
Meanwhile, JKLF condemned the direct firing on common people at Liter Pulwama in which one civilian Gulzar Ahmad Mir embraced martyrdom while as many others have sustained grave injuries.
JKLF also paid tributes to the innocents who embraced martyrdom at Liter toady.
A JKLF delegation comprising of district president Gazi Javed, Muhammad Ayub Naikoo and Tariq Ahmad visited the families of slain persons and participated in their funeral prayers and burial.
While terming the firing, ‘destruction and loot of properties’ by forces as ‘act of state terrorism’, JKLF leaders said that firing to kill and maim has become a habit of trigger happy Indian forces, which is highly condemnable.
Paying tributes to Wasim Ahmad, Naseer Mir and Gulzar Ahmad, JKLF leaders said that innocent youth after being pushed to the wall are spilling their blood for a just cause and this nation is indebted to these young martyrs.
JKLF leaders expressed solidarity with the bereaved families and also prayed for the speedy recovery of injured persons.