Yasin Malik Gets Bail  


SRINAGAR — Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik was released on interim bail by a lo­cal court here. Yasin and seven others including vice chairman Mushtaq Ajmal, Muhammad Hanif Dar, Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar, Imtiyaz Ahmad Ganie, Shakir Ahmad Ahangar, Fayaz Ahmad and Basharat Ahmad have been released from police custody, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

JKLF said that Malik and seven others were released after Ad­ditional Session Judge Srinagar granted an interim bail to them.

“Chairman JKLF who was ar­rested along with others on Dec 17, while leading a peaceful “kill us all” protest against ongoing killing spree in Kashmir, was bailed out by a magistrate on 18 December but police used its old fraudulent tactics and showed them re-arrested under many frivolous charges including the attempt to murder charge. They were presented them before a court which granted them a 7 days police remand,” a spokes­man said. He said after the expi­ry of remand, the case was heard by the Additional Session Court Srinagar who ordered release of Malik and others from police custody on an interim bail till 17January 2018. In the last three months, Yasin has spent major­ity of days in police custody, JKLF spokesman said, adding that he was arrested on Oct 2, and re­leased on 18th October.

“He was again arrested on 24th October and released on 28th Oc­tober. Police again arrested him on 19th November 2018, and he was then released on 12th December 2018. After few days, Yasin was again arrested by police on 17th December 2018 and kept at po­lice station Kothibagh where after getting a bail from magistrate on 18th December he and others were shown re-arrested under frivolous charges,” he added

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