After six years in prison, Old city youth released

KL Report


Kashmiri youth who is popularly known as ‘Islamic Rage Boy’ was released by authorities on Thursday from Srinagar Central Jail.

Shakeel Ahmed Bhat resident of Malik Angan Fateh Kadal Srinagar was languishing in jail from past six years. He was arrested in 2008 on the charges of organizing protests against police while authorities had slapped 17 PSA’s on him.

Soon after his release, Shakeel Ahmed Bhat told CNS that he is happy to see his family members and friends in free environment.

Family members of Shakeel Ahmed said that shortly after his release a police party from Rainawari police station appeared outside Srinagar Central Jail to re-arrest him, however, “we managed to foil the bid of police and safely drove him to home,” one of the family members said.

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