Geelani calls for shutdown on Thursday against arrests

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has called for a complete shutdown on May 15 against the continued detention of separatist leaders, activists and youth in the wake of elections.

Gilani in a statement Tuesday said, “All the police stations and police posts have been converted into jails where thousands of youth and students have been lodged.”

Pertinently, Masrat Alam Bhat, Shabir Ahmed Shah, Nayeem Khan, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, Ayaz Akbar, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Ghulam Mohammad Ganai, Mir Hafizullah, Ameer Hamza are among those arrested during election time and are still languishing in different police stations and jails.

Meanwhile, women Hurriyet leader, Zamrooda Habib in a statement while supporting the call said that innocent youth, mostly teenagers were being subjected to the worst physical torture in custody.

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