Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Saturday held a peaceful sit-in protest at press enclave in Srinagar against the plight of prisoners languishing in different jails outside Kashmir valley.Delegations from both Hurriyat (G) and Hurriyat (M) along with Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Mohammad Yasin Malik at press enclave, carrying placards and banners against the plight of prisoners.The JRL leaders while addressing the gathering on the occasion expressed serious concern over the plight of the prisoners lodged in different jails. The JRL said prisoners are suffering immense problems including mental and physical torture.
JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik addressing a gathering said it was ironical to see Kashmiri prisoners lodged in Central Jail Srinagar shifted to various prisons outside the Valley and termed the move as highly autocratic and condemnable by all means. The Leadership said that the move to shift Kashmiri prisoners is a political vendetta aimed at adding more to the worries of the family members of inmates.Yasin Malik also condemned the use of force at Jamia Masjid Srinagar on Friday. The clashes between the protestors and police after Friday congregational prayers at historic Jamia Majid, Srinagar, left over thirty youth injured. (PTK)