No Proper Treatment To Ailing Detainess: Geelani

KL Report

SRINAGAR

The chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Saturday said that the political detainees in all the jails were provided substandard food and medicines and no proper treatment is provided to ailing detainees.Chairman   of All Parties Hurriyat  Conference  (G) Syed Ali shah  Geelani  addressing a press conference in srinagar on wednesday.

He expressed his deep concern over the plight of prisoners and said that a large number of prison inmates are suffering from various diseases and their condition has deteriorated since no proper treatment is provided to them.

While naming the detainees, Geelani said  that Mohammad Ayub Dar, Mohammad Yasin Yatoo and Shakeel Ahmad Bhat are ailing  since long in Srinagar Central Jail  while as Maqsood Ahmad Butt, Ijaz Ahmad Dar, Bilal Ahmad Dar, Mohammad Ashraf Kumar and Shabir Ahmad Bhat logged in Baramulla Sub jail  are suffering from many ailments.

“The medical facilities are for name sake and the medicines supplied to prisoners are of substandard quality .The doctors attending the prisoners ask ailing prisoners to purchase medicine from market,” he said

Geelani in his appeal to human rights organizations  based in Jammu and Kashmir and International; Red Cross committee and stressed to   take notice of the plight  of political prisoners in  jails  and fulfill their  obligations  with respect to  their  proper  care and treatment.

 

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