Provide medical aid to Yasin Malik: Hurriyat (M)

Hurriyat (M) Saturday expressed concern over the reported deteriorating health of incarcerated Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front’s chief, Yasin Malik, in Tihar jail.

In a statement, Hurriyat (M) said, “The press conference by Yasin Malik’s family regarding his fast deteriorating health in Tihar jail s has raised serious apprehensions about the life and welfare of the senior leader.” “It is the responsibility of jail authorities to address the health issues of incarcerated Malik and to provide him with adequate medical aid, as he is already suffering from multiple ailments,” the statement said, adding that in view of his (Malik’s) worsening health, he should be released on humanitarian grounds.