Mother Seeking Justice corners Omar

Srinagar:  As former Chief Minister was busy addressing his supporters at Regal Chowk on Saturday afternoon, a middle aged woman managed to break the security cordon and yelled at him, “My daughter was murdered during your rule and your government did nothing. Don’t say you are the sympathizer of the people.” The woman was immediately pushed away by some National Conference supporters who were seen pleading with her to calm down. 

The woman, who identified herself as Ayesha Amin wife of late Dr Muhammad amin Sofi of Iqbal Colony, HMT instantly caught attention of people around including  reporters present there. 

“I came here with a sole purpose to remind Omar Abdullah that he is not the well wisher of the people. He must stop claiming to be the sympathizer of the people. My daughter Dr Midhat Amin (29) was murdered at her home on June 28, 2012 and in search of justice, I approached Omar Abdullah then, but he acted as a mute spectator while his aides and other ministers pressurized police to close the file of the case, she said. 

“Irony is that no investigation was done to find out who the killers were,” Ayesha Amin said and added that no government in Kashmir is pro-people and no one at the helm of affairs cares about poor and hapless people.

She said in April 2012, her daughter Dr Midhat Amin got engaged to a Kashmiri medico settled in the United States. After two months, her would-be-husband Dr Fayaz Ahmed Hakeem, son of Ghulam Ahmed Hakeem putting up near Shiraz cinema Khanyar broke the engagement. On June 28, 2012, when I entered my house, I was shocked to see the dead body of my daughter. Her throat and arm veins were slit. There was blood on the wall and the floor. The three cups of tea present in the room was a sign that some people had entered into the room and had taken the tea. I simply requested police to conduct a fair probe so that we will come to know whether it was a suicide or murder,” she said.

She said that Investigating officer informed her on the very first day that it was a murder case while the then SP also told her that Midhat was intelligent and a doctor by profession and she could not have ended her life like this. “It was shocking that National Conference government pressurized police and they even didn’t bother collect to finger prints and other evidences, let alone sending them to forensic laboratory. I was later informed by a well-wisher that culprits spent Rs 20 lakhs to hush up the case,” she said.

“I am not the supporter of any political party as I loathe them all. As a mother I arrived here from HMT to inform Omar Abdullah and his party cadres to stop claiming to be the sympathizer and well-wisher of the people,” Ayesha Amin said. 

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