Extremely worried about Yasin Malik’s well-being: Sister

“Why has he (Malik) been subjected to solitary confinement? We are extremely worried about his well-being. He won’t sustain for long in that cage,” said Malik’s sister.
Extremely worried about Yasin Malik’s well-being: Sister
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik's sister and mother address a press conference at their residence in Maisuma, Srinagar on Friday May 3, 2019. Aman Farooq/GK

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik's sister on Friday said they were "extremely worried" about his well-being.

Addressing a press conference at the Malik's Maisumaresidence, his sister appealed people to pray for the JKLF chief who has beenremanded to judicial custody till May 24.

"Why has he (Malik) been subjected to solitary confinement?We are extremely worried about his well-being. He won't sustain for long inthat cage," said Malik's sister.

She said that the government would be responsible ifanything bad happened to Malik. "God forbid, if anything bad happened to himthey (government) would be responsible. He (Malik) is in a very bad shape," shesaid.

A Delhi court last week sent Malik to judicial custody tillMay 24. He was arrested in a case related to alleged funding of separatists andmilitant groups in Jammu and Kashmir.

The court had sent Malik to NIA custody. He was brought to Delhi after a court in Kashmir granted his transit remand to the National Investigation Agency.

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