Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) Jammu and Kashmir has condemned the invoking of draconian law, Public Safety Act, against party activists including Abdur Rasheed Rathar and Showkat Ahmad Mir and many youth from Pattan for the third time and their shifting to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.

The TeH spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the arrest of Sajjad Ahmad Butt from Chadoora area of Budgam as frustration of the puppet authorities. He said that Sajjad was a shopkeeper and was arrested because his father was an active member of the freedom movement. »

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Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA), today, conducted raid on the house of Shahid Yousuf, the son of prominent freedom leader, Syed Salahuddin, in Soibugh area of Budgam district.

The family members of Shahid Yousuf, who is already in the NIA custody in New Delhi, told media persons that the NIA team raided their residence at about 4:30 am and left at about 7 am. They added that the NIA sleuths took some phones and a laptop along.

The NIA had arrested Shahid Yousuf on Tuesday (October 24) after summoning him at its headquarters in New Delhi. A Delhi court on Wednesday remanded him in the NIA custody for seven days.

It is to mention here that the NIA has so far arrested eleven persons including seven pro-freedom leaders, a businessman and a photojournalist from occupied Kashmir on false charges. The action is aimed at suppressing the Kashmiris’ ongoing freedom movement.

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Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressing serious concern over the plight of Kashmiri political prisoners lodged in various jails in and outside the territory.

The forum spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said resistance leaders including Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Altaf Ahmad Shah and businessman Zahoor Ahmed Watali languishing in Delhi’s Tihar Jail and those lodged in Central Jail Srinagar were facing problems due to the callous attitude of the jail authorities. He said that the detainees were not being provided with basic facilities in jails. »

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