Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front has expressed concern over the deteriorating health of their chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, who has been in detention for past 22-days.
In a statement here a JKLF spokesman said, " Malik has been kept in solitary confinement, cut off from the rest of the world, because of which his health has deteriorated considerably."
"Recently Malik was taken to a hospital where doctors took his necessary medical tests and advised authorities to admit him in the hospital for treatment. But instead of doing that authorities shifted him back to police station Kothibagh from where he has been today shifted to Central Jail Srinagar."
He said, "JKLF leaders Muhammad Yasin Butt and Zahoor Ahmad Butt who tried to see him in the police station Kothibagh were arrested by police and both of them still remain lodged at the same police station."
In a his message from incarceration, Malik has strongly condemned the ongoing onslaught of forces against people of Kashmir.
While condemning the spree of arrests, arresting fathers in place of sons, nocturnal raids, curfew politics and other repressive acts of forces, Yasin Malik said that police and forces are raiding the houses of people and trampling the sanctity of houses and this violent approach of forces has created havoc throughout Kashmir.
The spokesman said JKLF vice chairmen Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi and Mushtaq Ajmal visited SMHS hospital and enquired about the health of injured person. Leaders met with some of the injured and their attendants and prayed for their early recovery.
Meanwhile the mother of JKLF district president Bandipora Syed Nisar Jeelani passed away today at SMHS hospital. She was admitted at the hospital for some days and breathed her last today morning. The deceased lady was the spouse of a martyr Syed Ziya ud din Jeelani who embraced martyrdom in early 1990's. JKLF leaders participated in her funeral prayers.