Srinagar, June 23, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, who was arrested by police on Monday and was immediately shifted to Central Jail Srinagar is still languishing in the jail.
A statement issued by JKLF in Srinagar, today said that the authorities were deliberately delaying his release. The statement said that the his lawyers and friends had been approaching Tehsildar Srinagar South, but he had even denied to hear the case.
Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested by police on 20th June at 10:30 am. He was first shifted to police station Kothibagh and after one and then was shifted to Central Jail Srinagar. Before being shifted he was not presented before any magistrate or Tehsildar.
While strongly condemning the nexus between police and tehsildars, Muhammad Yasin Malik in his statement said that police and tehsildars were practically flouting law and justice in Kashmir. He said a person is arrested and not produced before any magistrate but gets an order of imprisonment and even having being produced before the court.
Yasin Malik said that he had personally written a letter to chief justice of Jammu Kashmir high court in this regard but unfortunately there also such kind of a decision came that actually vindicated this lawlessness.
Muhammad Yasin Malik while hailing the people of Islamabad especially the people of town for their exemplary boycott of the farce elections said that prior to elections all the ration stores were kept open, rice, sugar and other food grains were supplied free and to enhance voting percentage even the cost of one vote was kept at three thousand per vote.
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