Kashmiri prisoner dies in Jammu hospital

Srinagar

A 70-year-old pro-freedom activist, who was lodged in Kotbalwal jail, Jammu under Public Safety Act (PSA) passed away on Tuesday, reports said.

Gulam Hassan Malik, alias Noor Khan of Pehlipora village Uri was arrested in January this year and was lodged under PSA in Kotbalwal jail Jammu, sources said.

Malik was ill and was taken to Government Medical College Hospital, Jammu, for a medical check-up by jail authorities, where he breathed his last, sources said.

Malik, according to sources was affiliated with militancy in 1990 and was known in Uri area for his pro-freedom activism.

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