Srinagar- The ailing wife of incarcerated Hurriyat Conference (G) leader and spokesman Ayaz Akbar passed away at her Maloora HMT residence in Srinagar city.
Family sources said that Rafeeq Begum, the wife of Ayaz Akbar, who was suffering from cancer from past couple of years, passed away on the intervening night of Thursday-Friday.
Ayaz Akbar was arrested in July 2018 by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) over the alleged militant funding case. He along with some top Hurriyat leaders is languishing at New Delhi’s Tihar jail.
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