Hurriyat (G) decries detention of an Islamabad family including women

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Police arrested a 105 year old person and his entire family comprising of six members along with two women in Bategund, Islamabad, Hurriyat (G) spokesman alleged on Tuesday.

He added that the detainees stand lodged in the police station, Dooru and are being tortured there. Hurriyat (G) spokesman alleged that the said family is being targeted only “because one of its members, Farooq Ahmad Peer, was a militant and was killed in 2000 and another member of it Mohammad Ashraf Peer is undergoing detention since last eight years and he is not even being produced before any court from last six months.” Ashraf has been slapped Public Safety Act (PSA), 11 times consecutively so far.

Giving details, Hurriyat (G) statement further said that 105 years old Ghulam Nabi Peer, his son Mohammad Abbas Peer, daughter Azada Akhar, daughter in law Nishata Akhtar, Nishata’s father Mohammad Yousuf Peer and a neighbour Sajad Ahmad Malik were arrested by SOG personnel on Sunday.

The statement further said that Azada, gave birth to a baby only forty days ago and another lady, Nishata got married only two and half months back.

Hurriyat Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani has strongly condemned the police act by calling it “state terrorism”.

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