Tuesday, February 9, 2010

5 Kashmiris held on meeting detained youth at Kanpur

Srinagar, Feb 09: Five Kashmiris youth from Kreeri were arrested in Kanpur when they went to meet a Kashmiri held under detention in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. MLA Sangrama, Syed Basharat Bukhari Tuesday condemned the incident and urged Union Home Minister P Chidambaram to look into the matter and ensure that the Kashmiri youth are not harassed in different Indian states. The five youth from Tapper Kreeri who have been detained at Kanpur have been identified as Ghulam Hassan Parray son of Ghulam Qadir Manzoor Ahmad Parray son of Abdul Gani, Nazir Ahmad Parray son of Ghulam Rasool, Muhammad Akbar Dar son of Ali Muhammad and Bilal Ahmed Sheikh son of Sonaullah of Tapper Waripora.The five have been arrested at Kanpur and detained at Mool Gunj Police Station Kanpur.The five had gone to meet the prisoner Gulzar Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Muhammad who is detained at District Jail Kanpur. Bukhari, the senior leader of opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and MLA Sangrama while condemning the incident said Union Home Minister must take note of the incident and intervene to ensure the release of the five innocent Kashmiri youth.He said that the Government of India should ensure that the Kashmiri youth working, studying or visiting different Indian states should not be harassed.Bukhari said many Kashmiris were being meted unfair treatment by the security agencies in different Indian states. “I urge the Union Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram to ensure that the Kashmiris are not meted with such unfair treatment.”

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