‘Released leaders reveal Shabir Shah’s plight in jail’, says JKDFP


Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the release of three resistance leaders from their long incarceration.

The spokesman said that Muhammad Sidiq Ganai of Sopore, Ghulam Jeelani Lallu of Sopore and Farooq Ahmad Dagga of Kupwara were recently released by the court from Tihar jail after eight years of imprisonment.

A JKDFP delegation went to Sopore and Kupwara to meet the released resistance leaders. The delegation was led by Bashir Azim.

While meeting with the released leaders, JKDFP delegation was informed about the plight of their incarcerated chief Shabir Shah. According to them, Shah is unable to even perform Nimaz because he could not stand for more than a minute. They said that Shabir Shah is seriously ill and despite his bad health condition he is not being provided appropriate medical assistance. He needs to be admitted to some reputed hospital however he has been put in a small cell all alone.

The delegation got first hand and fresh information about the plight of those lodged in Tihar jail Delhi and strongly condemned jail authorities for not providing Kashmiri prisoners with their rights. They prayed for the safety and security of all the Kashmiri prisoners including their chief Shabir Shah.

The JKDFP delegation members congratulated the released leaders for exhibiting steadfast patience over the years.

Meanwhile, JKDFP spokesperson has extended Eid greetings to Muslims of Jammu Kashmir and appealed them to remember “martyrs”, their families, prisoners, orphans, widows, destitute and other victims of the occupation while celebrating the Eid.


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