Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Monday said that police were looking for a 8-year-old student and are accusing the boy of participating in anti-India protests. Muhammad Yasin Malik, the Chairman JKLF, strongly condemned “the spree of arrests through Kashmir and termed it as an undeclared war against common people”. While condemning the ongoing “oppression and spree of arrests throughout Kashmir”, especially in Islamabad, Pulwama, and Srinagar districts, the JKLF chairman said that police and forces have intensified the spree of arrests and other oppressive measures .
He said that recently may innocent young boys from Islamabad district including Zubair Ahmad Mir, Azhar Reyaz Wagay, Irfan Shafi Baba, Tanzeel Ahmad Keen, Ikhlaas Ahmad Bhat, Arjamend Qammar and Aqib Mushtaq Sheikh have been arrested by police and these people are detained in various police stations.
“Police is also searching for a second standard class student Zonain who is only 8 years old and have arrested his father Reyaz Ahmad Sofi in his place,” Muhammad Yasin Malik, said.
“Similar oppression is going on in Pulwama and other parts of Kashmir, he added. Malik said that police and forces at the behest of administration are pushing Kashmir people to the “wall by these oppressive measures”. He said: “…choking political space and suppress the voices of Kashmirs by power will yield India nothing but shame”.