Kashmiri inmates attacked in Tihar jail: Shah’s family

KL Report


Mohammad Rafiq Shah
Rafiq Ahmad Shah

Family of Rafiq Ahmad Shah, a youth detained in Tihar Jail since 2005, has accused that the other jail inmates, mostly criminals, have attacked and left him seriously injured.

According to the reports received by KNS, the family of youth namely Rafiq Ahmad Shah has accused that he, besides other inmates, has been attacked inside Tihar jail and that no serious effort from the authorities to prevent such incidents has been taken so far.

The family of Shah stated further that the likewise attacks have been carried on the detained Kashmiri youth in the past as well and that the government acts as a mute spectator over the issue.

Meanwhile, Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani  while condemning the attack on Kashmiri detainees in Tihar jail stated that such acts shall not be tolerated at any cost.  “Criminals inside Tihar jail have been given a freehand to unleash terror on Kashmiri youth and International Red Cross and international human rights organizations must look into the matter,” Geelani said over phone from Delhi


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