Hurriyat Leaders Security Likely To Be Withdrawn

NEW DELHI — Security of Hurriyat Conference leaders “having suspected links with Pakistani intelligence agency ISI” will be withdrawn after an assessment by the Jammu and Kashmir administration, a top official said.

The security review of all such individuals with suspected links with the ISI will be carried out following a suggestion given by the central government, he said.

The Home Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir government will carry out the review of the security of leaders and will take a decision on withdrawal, a security official said.

The state government will do the security review of the Hurriyat Conference as most of them have security being provided by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, he said.

Addressing a press conference in Srinagar on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh had said the security given to people getting funds from Pakistan and its snooping agency ISI should be reviewed.

“Some elements in Jammu and Kashmir have links with the ISI and the terrorist organisation. Their security should be reviewed,” he had said.



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