DPM concerned over detainees’ plight

Srinagar, Jan 19: Democratic Political Movement chairman Firdous Shah on Saturday expressed serious concern over the plight of detainees serving detention for a long time in different jails in and outside Valley.
 In a statement on Saturday, Shah said, “The detainees in different jails are provided substandard food and denied other basis amenities of life including medicare. They are not even produced in courts on the dates of hearing.  Most of the detainees continue to serve detention in jails despite court orders for their release.”
 Shah expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of incarcerated leaders: Dr Muhammad Qasim, Ghulam Qadir, Masrat  Alam  Bhat  and Shakeel Ahmad Bhat, who are serving detentions for a long  time.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 19 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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