Whole Kashmir especially south Kashmir has been turned into a battle zone where no one has guarantee of life, honor and property // Muhammad Yasin Malik
Srinagar //10th August 2017// Chairman JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the arrest of another young man from Anantnagh (Islamabad) namely Irfan Ahmad khan who after being tortured at various police stations has been slapped with PSA and shifted to Kuthwa Jail. 26-year-old Irfan Ahmad Khan, 26, son of Bashir Ahmad Khan of Lazibal locality of Islamabad (Anantnag) town was arrested on July 1st and was used as a human shield by CRPF and SOG during an armed operation. After the operation he was severely tortured and beaten by police and CRPF and remained in hospital for many days. After his discharge from hospital he was kept under detention in police station Saddar Anantnag under various charges and after 40 days of torture and humiliation in police stations has now been slapped with the PSA and shifted to Kuthwa jail in Jammu. This is the second consecutive PSA on this young boy in one–and-a-half-year period. Earlier In December 2015, Irfan Khan was booked under the same black law and he served seven-month detention in district jail Anantang then. From last three years this young boy has served PSA more than seven times and has been continuously tortured and humiliated by police. JKLF chairman while condemning the police highhandedness especially employed against young boys like Irfan Khan said that this police torture is actually responsible for promoting violence, pushing peaceful young Kashmiris to the wall and hence forcing them to go for ultimate sacrifice for dignity and freedom.
He said that from last many months’ brutal killings of our young ones has become an order of the day and Indian trigger happy Indian soldiers not only kill these young boys with impunity but are seen pumping bullets in their dead bodies, mutilating them, and hence expressing their savagery in public. JKLF chairman said that whole Kashmir especially south Kashmir has been handed over to Indian forces who are conducting nocturnal raids, arresting people, beating whosoever comes in their way and vandalizing everything around. The lives of people especially women folk in south Kashmir has become hell as Indian forces, SOG and police raid , ransack any house hold at will, shower abuses and Lathees at young, old, women and men and arrest anyone who comes in their way. He said that whole Kashmir especially south Kashmir has been turned into a battle zone and almost a war like situation is prevailing in these areas and the inhabitants are facing a continues threat to their lives and properties. He said that whole Kashmir especially south Kashmir has been turned into a battle zone where no one has guarantee of life, honor and property While condemning these atrocities and gross human rights violations, JKLF chairman said that tyranny and oppression are bound to taste defeat and it is the oppressed people who will Insha-Allah experience the ultimate success in the end.