SRINAGAR MAY 03: Reacting to the continued arrest of senior pro-freedom leader, Gh Mohammad Khan Sopori, APHC said that 75-year-old leader is suffering from multiple ailments and expressed serious concern about his deteriorating condition.
In its appeal to international Red Cross and ICRC, Hurriyat impressed to take cognizance and to play their role in his release & proper treatment.
Spokesman, Ayaz Akbar on Wednesday, while terming the approach of state authorities against Khan Sopori as vendetta & said that he is being harassed on one pretext or the other. Authorities seized his residential house and Khan Sopori even though filed a case in judiciary, however, court is yet to deliver its verdict, instead justice is not delivered.
“Khan Sopori & his family are moving from pillar to post and living a miserable life in a rented room, said Hurriyat. It is extremely unfortunate that neither his property is returned nor any justice is delivered to desperate family”, APHC said.
Hurriyat termed it a sheer violation of human rights, saying that there is no space for this kind of injustice in any civilized society.
The statement said that Khan Sopori was arrested three months ago, and police slapped infamous PSA without taking consideration of his age, was shifted to Kotbhalwal Jammu.
He is seriously ill and no proper treatment is provided to Sopori, said Hurriyat. If any untoward happens to elderly leader, authorities shall have to face consequences, said Hurriyat.
Demanding immediate release of Khan Sopori and other pro-freedom leaders and activists, Hurriyat in its appeal to human rights organization asked to take their cognizance and use their good offices in this regard. (PTK)