Shah recalls Shopian double murder

Srinagar: Commenting on the unfortunate incident of rape and murder of Asiya and Neelofar five years ago, Hurriyat Conference Jammu Kashmir leader Shabir Ahmad Shah said that such incidents can never be tolerated by any nation. He said that one can bear the attack on life and property but never on honor and dignity.

Applauding the valor and courage of the people of Shopian by registering their voice against the culprits, Shah lashed out at so-called chief minister of the state Omar Abdullah for shielding the

rapists and murderers. According to a statement , he said the culprits are still roaming free while as those protesting against such shameful incidents are suppressed.

Linking Tabinda Gani case, Kunan Poshpora case and dozens of similar cases with the Shopian tragedy, Shah appealed all the pro-freedom leadership and people to observe May 30 as “Women Security Day” every year in order to create to create awareness regarding the safety and security of women.

Shah said such unfortunate and shameful incidents are prone to happen until Indian illegal occupation continues here. Expressing solidarity with the people of nation particularly of Shopian on behalf of Hurriyat Conference Jammu Kashmir, Shah appealed all the pro-freedom leadership and people to assemble in public gathering on May 30, being organized in Shopian after Friday prayers. Paying tributes to those martyred during recent encounter Shaheed Ishfaq Ahmad Bhat of Chak, Shopian and Zubair Ahmad Bhat of Nowpora, Arwani, the Hurriyat spokesperson said the political leadership should endeavor in resolving the Kashmir issue in a political way so as to prevent such loss of lives. 

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