SRINAGAR: Banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chief Yasin Malik has fallen ill and has been shifted to a hospital from Delhi’s Tihar Jail where he was on a hunger strike for past many days.
Quoting reliable sources news agency KDC reported that Yasin Malik has been shifted to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Delhi this evening by authorities after he remained on hunger strike since 22 July.
Malik has stopped eating food since 22 July alleging that his case was not being investigated properly.
“Malik have refused to eat on Friday and declared an indefinite hunger strike. Initially, the jail officials met with him and tried to convince him to end his hunger strike, but he categorically refused. From 24 July, he was on intravenous fluid,” reports said.
Malik is in custody since 2019 when NIA arrested him in a terror funding case. On May 25, he was convicted by the court after he accepted the charges levelled against him. After being convicted in one case, he is currently facing trial in the Rubaiya kidnapping case.