Srinagar Nov 03: All Parties Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the brutal custodial killing of a mentally unsound person Raies Ahmed Wani son of Abdul Hameed Wani, a resident of Bugam, Kulgam following Government forces at Shopian army camp tortured him immensely before being shot dead.
In a statement issued here, Hurriyat while expressing solidarity and sympathy with the family members of slain Wani, termed the incident as tragic and open aggression and terrorism by the Indian forces in Kashmir.
The Hurriyat said that the trigger happy Indian forces feel proud in killing even insane persons as they are enjoying ultimate impunity and unbridled powers under the draconian black laws to kill anyone at their will and wish in Kashmir.
The Hurtiyat said that Raies Ahmed Wani’s brutal killing is not the first as earlier also dozens of such incidents have taken place wherein mentally deranged persons were killed by the forces in Kashmir and time is witness that not a single forces personnel was held accountable till date.
The Hurriyat strongly denounced the rampant CASOS in south and north Kashmir areas that include Bandipora, Hajin, Kupwara, Handwara and Pulwama, Shopian, Anantnag, Bijberha, Pampore stating that under the guise of search for armed youth, forces go berserk and resort to manhandling of inmates including women and vandalize household goods and other electronic gadgets which reflects frustration on part of the armed forces.