Srinagar, Mar 27 : National Conference (NC) Additional Spokesperson Sara Hayat Shah on Friday urged Government of India to release PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and others lodged after New Delhi scrapped Article 370 on August 5, 2019.
According to (KNS), Shah said amid COVID-19 pandemic which hit entire world, family members and other relatives of detained political leaders are concerned about their lives.
She tweeted, “Govt. of India must release Mehbooba Mufti, Ali Muhammad Sagar, Peer Mansoor, Nayeem Akhtar, Sartaj Madni, Hilal Akbar Lone, Shah Faisal and all other political detainees”.
In another tweeted she said, “Their loved ones fear for their lives amid Covid19, their families also face a lot of inconvenience carrying food, and visiting them. This is only going to add to the problems”.
Notably authorities earlier released two former chief ministers – Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah – who were taken into “preventive custody” by J&K authorities hours before New Delhi annulled special position of J&K in last year. However PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti is still under detention and has been lodged in Srinagar’s Banquet Hall.