Srinagar, Jan 19: Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday called home minister Rajnath Singh and sought an ‘early release’ of jailed Hurriyat (M) spokesman Shahid ul Islam.
Taking to social networking site Twitter, Mehbooba wrote: “Have spoken with HM requesting his (Shahid ul Islam’s) early release on humanitarian grounds as his wife has suffered a brain haemorrhage.”
I share your concern for Shahid Ul Islam. Have spoken with HM requesting his early release on humanitarian grounds as the wife has suffered a brain haemorrhage.Majid Hyderi@majidhyderi
Jailed separatist leader Adv Shahid Ul Islam deserves to be released on Humanitarian-Grounds as his wife has suffered Brain Hemorrhage.
There’s nobody to look after her & their 2 school-going daughters.@jandkgovernor @MehboobaMufti @OmarAbdullah @sajadlone #Kashmir#MJH
Shahid-ul Islam was arrested by the National Investigation Agency in an alleged funding case last year and is currently lodged in Tihar jail at Delhi.
Islam’s wife, Nuzhat Shah on January 12, survived heart stroke.