Hurriyat (G) Aghast Over Arrest of Party Workers


SRINAGAR: The Hurriyat conference (G), while castigating state police for allegedly unleashing a fresh arrest spree against its party workers, said there is no justification to detain its workers and create hurdles during Seerat Conferences.

“Kashmir police has created a reign of terror in hook and corner of the state and arrested party officials and those youth organising Seerat Conferences”, the Hurriyat spokesperson said.

 In a statement party spokesman Ayaz Akbar in his statement said that as   soon the party organised Seerat Conferences, police with all its might  made an all out bid to arrest its party leaders and related workers.

“In Kulgam Task force and police personals raided   the house of District president Mohammad Shaban while as  party leader and a religious scholar Bashir Ahmad Qureshi was arrested on way to Srinagar and detained in Spoore”, the statement read. Spokesman added that party had announced programme regarding the Seerat Conference in Bandipora , “but police in order to hamper the said conference  arrested Ab Hamid Parray,Tariq Amin, Peer Firdos,  Mohammad Iqbal Wani  and Gh Hassan Dar  in Hajin”.

Terming it “undue interference” in religious matters, spokesman asked  police to stop their “folly”. “They should convey to their seniors that there is no justification for laying curbs on these occasions otherwise they have to face the consequences as it will provoke and invite the wrath of people”, said spokesman.

Referring to the month of Rabi ul Awal,” Spokesman asked why only  Tehreek Hurriyat  is being prohibited  while as   in every corner of the Muslim world  including Jammu and Kashmir such congregations are celebrated ,with all decency and with religious fervour?


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