Hurriyat (M) expresses resentment against slapping of PSA on 3 Anantnag youth

Srinagar, Jul 4: Expressing strong resentment and anger over arrest and slapping of Public Safety Act on three Anantnag youth, Shabir Ahmed Rather son of Ghulam Hassan Rahter, Mushtaq Ahmed Sheikh son of Mehr Ali and Aijaz Ahmed Malik son of Ghulam Muhammad and shifting them to Jammu’s Kotbalwal Jail, Hurriyat Conference (M) Wednesday said these repressive measures san are being used as tools to punish the innocent people and to force people of Kashmir into a submission.
In a statement, the amalgam strongly denounced the CASO of at least 17 villages in Hajin, Bandipora amid deployment of lacs of forces personnel stating that people were kept hostages in their own homes for hours together while as youth were questioned and harassed during the search operation.
The Hurriyat said that when people of Hajin protested against the unjustified forces’ action dozens of protestors sustained injuries when government forces resorted to indiscriminate pellet and tear gas shelling at them, which deserves all forms of condemnation.
It said that these coercive and oppressive measures can’t break the resolve of freedom loving people of Kashmir.
Meanwhile, on the directions of amalgam chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, a delegation led by senior Hurriyat leader Mukhtar Ahmed Waza visited Bone and Joints Hospital Barzulla and inquired about the health of those injured in the forces action recently at Pulwama.
The delegation prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured. (KNS)