SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Mehmood Shah has strongly condemned the arrest of “seven” members of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), terming the act as severe human rights violation.
“How is offering of condolence with the families of martyrs a crime? In reality, India is much afraid of the participation of women in the freedom struggle, and is worried about their presence in huge numbers in funeral prayers,” Lashkar chief said in a statement issued here.
“Our mothers and sisters act as freedom fighters despite being unarmed. Or is it that the Indian forces are such cowards that they see their death in them,” LeT chief said and condemned the “installation of barbed wires so as to prevent people from offering condolence at Shaheed Musawir’s home”.
“This is nothing but a human rights violation,” Mehmood Shah said. “The civilised societies uphold the honour of women and children in times of war, but the Indian forces lack such traits.”
Shah said the chief minister Mehbooba Mufti “must prove her Kashmiri origin and her civility by ordering the release of those arrested”.