Srinagar, Aug 31: Expressing serious concern over the plight of hundreds of prisoners including youth, Hurriyat leaders and activists, languishing in various jails in and outside J&K, APHC chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq while seeking the immediate attention of world rights bodies regarding the continuous lodgment of these inmates posing a great threat to their lives as majority of them have been framed under false and fabricated cases. Mirwaiz said that the government is playing with the lives of hundreds of inmates by confining them to four walls of prison
In a statement issued here, Mirwaiz said on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, all the prisoners languishing in various prisons in the State and outside should be released without any further delay. He said that most of them are facing ill treatment as many ailing inmates are denied proper medical facilities. Mirwaiz also termed the inordinate delay in producing the inmates in various courts by authories as deliberate and unfortunate
Mirwaiz strongly condemned the violation of court orders with regard to release of senoir resistance leader Asiya Andrabi and her aide, Fehmeeda Sofa, stating that Asiya is already suffering from multiple ailments and confining her to prison despite court orders, amounts to playing with her life.Mirwaiz demanded her immediate release
Mirwaiz also condemned the continious detention of APHC leader Mukhtar Ahmed Waza adding that Waza is unwell and is under treatment for various ailment Mirwaiz demanded his immediate release as well.