JKLF ( R), JKSM CONCERNED AT DETAINEES’ FALLING HEALTH
Srinagar, Feb 4: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R) on Friday expressed serious concern over the falling health of pro-freedom detainees serving detention for many years in different jails.
In a statement today, a spokesman of the Front alleged that these detainees were not being provided proper medical aid. “They are being subjected to physical and mental torture by the jail officials,” said the spokesman, terming it as the gravest human rights violation.
Meanwhile, the Front chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of Dr Muhammad Ashraf Qureshi. He prayed for the deceased and expressed sympathies with the bereaved family.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement, Zaffar Akbar Bhat, has also expressed concern over the deteriorating health of detained political prisoners languishing in different jails.
Zaffar was addressing public meetings at Rawalpora, Shankerpora, Kanipora, Parbagh in Budgam district of central Kashmir.
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