Notorious Indian agency NIA kills Kashmiri teacher in custody, Spontaneous shutdown and massive protests held
SRINAGAR - In occupied Kashmir, a Jamaat-e-Islami activist and principal of a private school tortured to death in the custody of India’s National Investigating Agency in Srinagar.
The 28-year-old activist identified as Rizwan Asad, who was arrested by the sleuths of Indian National Investigation Agency from Awantipora area of Pulwama district three days ago was killed at the infamous Indian torture center, Cargo camp, which is run by the Special Operations Group.
The custodial killing triggered forceful anti-India protests in different areas of the territory including Pulwama and Srinagar districts.
Students of Kashmir University in Srinagar also held forceful demonstrations against the custodial death of the school principal and the summoning of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq by Indian agency, NIA.
Several people were injured when troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells on the mourners in the area.
Spontaneous shutdown was observed in Srinagar, Pulwama and other areas of the territory against Rizwan Asad’s killing in NIA custody.
The authorities suspended Internet and mobile phone services in Pulwama district.
The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik condemning the killing of Rizwan Asad has called for a complete shutdown across the territory tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir chapter at a meeting in Islamabad today with Convener, Syed Abdullah Gilani, urged the international community to take notice of the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir.