Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday said that killing of the of JKLF activist Naeem Ahmad Butt of Rawalakot, Pakistan administered Kashmir marks the continuation of the struggle and sacrifices rendered by Kashmiris for freedom.
“Instead of using foul language against freedom lovers, government of Pak should call for an impartial judicial probe into firing on peaceful protest at Madarpor near ceasefire line (LOC) and take action against the culprits who killed Naeem Butt with impunity,” spokesman quoted JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik saying while speaking to a condolence meeting held at JKLF headquarters in Srinagar.
The spokesman said various JKLF leaders and activists participated in this prayers meeting. on the occasion, JKLF paid rich tributes to Nadeem and expressed solidarity with his bereaved family.
Terming the killing of Naeem Butt as a continuation of the sacrifices rendered by Kashmiris for their freedom from last 71 years, JKLF chairman while speaking to the participants of the meeting said that Naeem Butt’s killing has reminded them of their gallant leaders and activists who strived for complete freedom of Jammu Kashmir and never shied away from rendering sacrifice of their lives for this righteous cause.
Malik said that Kashmiris living on both separated sides of Kashmir alongside the ceasefire line (LOC) are bearing the brunt of a dispute left unresolved by the international community. “Our young and old, children and women are falling prey to the bombs and bullets and on 16th March 2018, JKLF had called for a peaceful march against the same, during which Naeem Butt along with many others received the bullets from Pak police on their bodies and finally Nadeem succumbed to his wounds on Wednesday.