Handwara Killings :JKLF takes protest march in Lal Chowk


Srinagar: Today despite strict curfew, restrictions and barricades, Led by vice chairman JKLF Mushtaq Ahmad Ajmal a grand protest rally was taken out from JKLF office (Hameed Blood Bank) Abi Guzar against Handwara / Kupwara brutal killings.
JKLF leaders and activists after crossing heavy barricades gathered at Abi Guzar and along with a large number of people including elders and youth of the area and marched towards Lal Chowk. Shouting slogans in favor of independence and martyrs and against recent cold-blooded killings by police and army at Handwara and Kupwara, participants of the rally were stopped by a large contingent of police and forces who had laid razor wire on roads leading towards Lal Chowk.
The participants of the protest rally provided stiff resistance. On the occasion police using force dispersed the protest rally and arrested JKLF leaders Mushtaq Ahmad Ajmal, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Mir Siraj ud din human rights leader Muhammad Ahsan unto, professor Javed, Imtiyaz Ahmad, Ali Muhammad, Basharat Ahmad, Muhammad Irfan, Fayaz Ahmad Lone and Muhammad Haneef etc. Prior to the rally and arrest, JKLF vice chairman Mushtaq Ahmad Ajmal while talking to the media person said that despite heavy curfew JKLF has decided to take out this protest rally against cold blooded murders of innocent people at Handwara and Kupwara. He said that ailing JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, vice chairmen Bashir Ahmad Butt and Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal, leaders Zahoor Ahmad Butt, Basher Kashmiri, Rafiq Ahmad Waar along with Hurriyat JK leader Shabir ahmad Dar are in police custody from last many days and police has been raiding and searching for many more during last many days. 
He said that these oppressive measures cannot force people of Kashmir into submission but these acts of tyranny actually strengthen our resolve to fight tyranny and oppression. JKLF zonal general secretary also addressed people at Jamia Masjid Abi Guzar and condemned the spree of killings by Indian forces.

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