Srinagar, March 19: The mainstream and seperatist political parties lashed out at the government of India for it’s tyrannical approach towards youth of Valley after the custodial death of a youth from awantipora area of Pulwama District.
Taking to tweet the former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said “Innocent men hauled from their homes for interrogations return home only in coffins now .GoI,s repressive approach leaves young educated men vulnerable who are forced to take up arms .Stop using Kashmir to exhibit your sick chauvinistic nationalism .We have suffered enough.”
NC leader Omar Abdullah, terming the custodial death of Rizwan as unacceptable development tweeted ” I had hoped the custodial deaths were a thing of our dark past. This is an unacceptable development and must be investigated in a transparent time bound manner .Exemplary punishment must be handed out to the killers of this young man.”
Meanwhile, Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) chairmain Mirwaiz Umer Farooq also tweeted “Distraught at the brutal killing of young Rizwan Ahmad of Awantipora . The brutal killing once again exposes the helplessness and insecurity to life of Kashmiri as impunity of the authorities keeps rising .”
Earlier, a school teacher identified as Rizwan pandit resident of Awantipora who was arrested by the police died in police custody in Srinagar.