HCJK leaders detained again

Srinagar: As per programme a high level delegation of Hurriyat Conference Jammu Kashmir led by Shabir Ahmad Shah was heading towards Lal Pora, Kupwara a large contingent of police force preventd them from moving forward and arrested them. The delegation apart from Shabir Ahmad Shah included Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Muhammad Yusuf Naqash, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo and dozens of Hurriyat activists.
According to a statement issued to KNS, the arrest of leaders resulted in brawl between police and Hurriyat activists with people present there protesting againt the arrest of leaders who were dispersed off by forces. The Hurriyat spokesperson while condemning the arrest of leaders and use of force against Hurriyat activists said that to arrest Hurriyat leaders again and again is the outcome of government frustration. “If the so-called government would be having even a little faith in democracy, it will never restrict Hurriyat leaders from meeting people,” he said.
Applauding the people of Lal Pora, Kupwara for their courage and freedom spirit, the spokesperson said that Kashmiri people will resist Indian illegal occupation till Kashmir issue is not resolved as per the wishes and aspirations of its people. The spokesperson also appealed UN General Secretary Ban Ki Moon to take notice of the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir. (KNS