SRINAGAR: Chairman JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik, zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal and many others continue to remain in police custody, a party spokesperson said on Wednesday.
In a statement, the spokesperson said JKLF chairman, who was arrested by police on May 5, is still in police custody while as Noor Muhammad Kalwal is under detention for the last forty days. He said district president Ganderbal Bashir Ahmad Rather (Boya), Mushtaq Ahmad Wani (Koreg), Assadullah Shah are also in police custody from May 6.
“JKLF deputy chief organiser Siraj Ud din Mir and district president Baramulla Abdul Rashid Magloo are also languishing in Kot Bhalwal jail under PSA while as JKLF senior Nazir Ahmad Sheikh is serving a life sentence at the same jail,” he added.
Meanwhile, a JKLF delegation on Wednesday visited various villages of Pulwama, Shopian and Ganderbal and participated in condolence meetings held for the slain militants and youth.
Speaking on the occasion, JKLF leaders said, “These martyrs are sacrificing their lives for an honourable cause and the nation of Kashmir is indebted to them.”
The delegation expressed solidarity with the bereaved families and paid tributes to the slain.
Meanwhile, JKLF has paid tributes to “great freedom fighter and martyr Umar Mukhtar Khan and martyr Bashir Ahmad Aka Molvi Imran” on their anniversaryon Wednesday.
JKLF spokesperson while recalling the struggle and sacrifices of these “great sons of the soil” said, “Shaheed Umar Mukhtar and Shaheed Molvi Imran were brave persons and stood in the foremost ranks of resistance; strived for it and sacrificed their lives for the sacred cause.”
JKLF also expressed grief over the demise of the brother of “great JKLF martyr” Bashir Ahmad Bogami. A party delegation comprising Abdul Rashid Molvi, Muhammad Ramzan and Tika Khan visited Bogam and expressed condolence with the bereaved family.