SRINAGAR - The illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, was admitted in a hospital in New Delhi in a serious condition after his health deteriorated during hunger strike in the custody of India’s infamous National Investigation Agency.
According to Kashmir Media Service, this was revealed by Yasin Malik’s family members at a press conference in Srinagar, today. They said that the JKLF Chief was on hunger strike since 10th April and was admitted to a hospital in a serious condition four days ago but they were informed about the same, today. Yasin Malik is in NIA’s custody in New Delhi in connection with a false case registered against him.
A JKLF spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that Yasin Malik’s counsel was to meet him today as per Delhi court orders but was yester night contacted and informed by the NIA officials that the proposed meeting was cancelled. However, he said, today in the morning, the counsel was again contacted by the officials and asked to come to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Delhi where he found that Yasin Malik in a serious condition. He said that the JKLF would stage a five day long sit-in from 28th of April outside the Indian High Commission in London, to register protest against the NIA’s callous attitude towards Yasin Malik.
Meanwhile, spontaneous strike was observed in Maisuma area of Srinagar, today, soon after the news about the deterioration of the of Muhammad Yasin Malik spread.