JKLF activists court arrest at Handwara
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, June 21: As part of their court arrest programme against human rights violations, the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front activists on Tuesday courted arrest at Handwara Chowk, 80 kms from here.
“Despite restrictions and shutdown, the Front activists continued their court arrests on the fourth day against the repression and suppression,’ a JKLF spokesman said in a statement.
Those who courted arrest today included Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Daulat Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Rafiq War, Nazir Ahmad Lone, Irshad Ahmad Mir, Abdul Rashid Reshimul and Meraj-ud-Din. “Before courting arrest, they marched towards Handwara chowk where they were intercepted by police,” the spokesman added.
He said while addressing the people, JKLF activists highlighted the importance of court arrest programme against the innocent killings and other human rights violations committed allegedly by the armed forces.
The spokesman also condemned the killing of civilians in the alleged fake encounter by the armed forces in Kalaroos area of Kupwara district. He said over 60 leaders and activists of Front including its chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik have so far been arrested and shifted to Central Jail, Srinagar.
Meanwhile, Front leaders and functionaries are scheduled to court arrests at in Ganderbal district on Wednesday.
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