Zahoor Butt, two other shifted to Kathua jail under PSA » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, August 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have slapped three people, including Zahoor Ahmad Butt, the brother of martyred liberation leader, Mohammad Maqbool Butt, with draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted them to Kathua jail in Jammu.

According to Kashmir Media Service, media reports said that Nowhatta police picked up JKLF founder’s brother, Zahoor Ahmad Butt and slapped with PSA by the district magistrate of Srinagar.

Similarly, Javed Ahmad Munshi alias Bilal Papa, son of Ghulam Mohammad, of Gousia Colony, Chanpora at present Ishbar Colony, Nishat, was arrested early this month and later booked under PSA by the district magistrate.

In another similar incident, Asif Mushtaq Baba, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Baba of Gamander Pantha Chowk, was arrested a few days back by police station Pantha Chowk and was also booked under PSA. All the three persons were shifted to Kathua jail.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement condemned the execution of black law PSA on Zahoor Ahmad Butt and his shifting to Kathua Jail. Yasin Malik in a statement said that continued suppression of political voices in Jammu and Kashmir by Indian occupation forces was a glaring example of Jammu Kashmir being a police state where dictatorship under the garb of democracy was prevalent.


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