India tries humiliating top Kashmiri jailed leaders by naked strip search
ISLAMABAD - India tries humiliating top Kashmiri jailed leaders by naked strip search.
32 high profile political detainees staged a protest on Sunday against the police’s alleged bid to “strip and humiliate” Peoples Conference chief Sajjad Lone while the leaders were being shifted to a new detention centre in Srinagar, The Hindu has reported.
The incident took place around 2 p.m. when the authorities began shifting the detainees in batches from the Centaur Hotel to the MLA Hostel in Srinagar. Leader manhandled
Sources said the first batch of leaders, crammed into a small vehicle, comprised Peoples Democratic Party youth president Waheed Para, J&K’s Peoples Movement chief and IAS topper Shah Faesal and Peoples Conference chief Lone, an ally of the BJP in J&K between 2015 and 2018.
Sources said Mr. Lone was frisked as his vehicle reached the gates of the MLA Hostel. The situation turned ugly when he was asked to remove his clothes, eliciting an angry response from both Mr. Para and Mr. Faesal. This was followed by a scuffle, sources added.