Families of Kashmiri inmates worried about their safety after killing of Pak prisoner in Jaipur: Mirwaiz

Families of Kashmiri inmates worried about their safety after killing of Pak prisoner in Jaipur: Mirwaiz

50-year-old Shakir Ullah from Sialkot who had spent eight years in the jail was killed yesterday after three convicts bashed his head against a stone on the ground, reportedly during a brawl over TV volume.

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday said the families of Kashmiri prisoners lodged in jails outside Jammu and Kashmir are worried about their safety following the killing of a Pakistani prisoner in a Jaipur jail.

“After the condemnable killing of Pakistani prisoner by his inmates in #JaipurJail, Kashmiri inmates in jails across India are unsafe, their families are worried and demand their immediate shifting to Kashmir jails. Authorities should pay heed & do the needful to ensure their safety,” said the Mirwaiz on Twitter.

50-year-old Shakir Ullah from Sialkot who had spent eight years in the jail was killed yesterday after three convicts bashed his head against a stone on the ground, reportedly during a brawl over TV volume.