Democratic Freedom Party Chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah was on Wednesday once again arrested by the authorities near Bijbehara while he was on his way to Yaripora Kulgam.
According to a statement, Shah was to pray tributes to Mudassir Ahmad Sheikh and express sympathy with his family. Mudassir Ahmad was killed in an encounter in Kulgam.
JKLF Chairman Javed Ahmad Mir, Islamic Political party Chairman Muhammad Yusuf Naqash were accompanying the DFP Chairman.
“Before his arrest the people present there told the DFP Chairman that the sacrifices would not be stopped till the Kashmir issue is released”, the statement said.
Shah said that it is because of the sacrifices that the Kashmir issue has come out before the world community. “It is because of the sacrifices that the international pressure is being built on India to find a solution to the Kashmir issue,” the statement reads.