PFL, DPM demand Afzal’s body
Srinagar, Feb 13: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Freedom League on Wednesday said the people across the Valley were facing lot of hardship due to continued imposition of curfew following the execu¬tion of Azfal Guru in Tihar Jail, New Delhi, on February 9, morning, to prevent people from raising their protests.
In a statement today, a spokesman of the League strongly con¬demned the use of indiscriminate force by the police and other armed forces against peacefully protesting civilians in various areas, killing three youth and injuring dozens of others. “In old city forces used pepper guns causing extreme health problems to hundreds of people especially the aged men and women,” he said.
The spokesman demanded that mortal remains of Afzal Guru should be handed over to his family. Meanwhile Democratic Political Movement (DPM) has demand¬ed return of Afzal Guru’s mortal remains to Valley from Tihar Jail, New Delhi, for a respectful burial in his own soil.
In a statement on Wednesday, a spokesman of the DPM strongly condemned the continued detention of party chairman Firdous Ahmad Shah and general secretary advocate Muhammad Shafi Reshi and other leaders including Muhammad Yasin Atayee, Muhammad Yousuf Nadeem, Imtiyaz Hyder, Er Hilal Ahmad War, Bashir Ahmad Bhat and Muhammad Yousuf Bhat. He said these leaders have been lodged in different police stations, demanding their immediate release.
Meanwhile, the spokesman has also strongly condemned the continued imposition curfew in the Valley. “Continuous curfew and restrictions have caused innumerable problems and sufferings to people in the Valley,” he said.
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