Srinagar, November 29, 2016 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyet (TeH) Jammu Kashmir has condemned the arrest spree unleashed by the puppet authorities saying that these arbitrary arrests, intimidation and night raids could not deter the Kashmiri people from pursuing their struggle for right to self-determination.
The TeH while denouncing the detention of its leaders including Imtiyaz Ahmad Sofi, Fayaz Ahmad Mir and Raja Malik in a statement in Srinagar said that all its office bearers and activists believed in peaceful struggle and there was no justification for declaring them as offenders.
Police had declared TeH tehsil Pahalgam President, Imtiyaz Ahmad Sofi, as proclaimed offender.
The Tehreek-e-Hurriyet termed the arrest of Imtiyaz Ahmad Sofi, Mashooq Ahmad Butt, Nazir Ahmad War, Mohammad Ashraf War and Mohammad Salem under black law, Public Safety Act (PSA), and lodging them in jails outside the Valley as unjustified and barbaric.
The statement said, “People are herded into open fields, subjected to severe torture, checking, intimidation and their belongings and houses are searched, ransacked and inmates are harassed in this chilling cold.”
The TeH said that such suppressive and callous measures would not be able to deter the Kashmiri people from pursuing their freedom mission. It demanded the release of all detainees.
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