India responsible for death of jailed Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Altaf Shah’


Terming the Illegally detained senior leader of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Altaf Ahmad Shah’s death as a clear case of custodial killing, the APHC leader Altaf Hussain Wani has said that the Indian authorities, who have willfully ignored his deteriorated health condition in jail and denied him the right to medical treatment in time, were responsible for the tragic death of the Hurriyat leader

In a statement issued here Tuesday, the APHC leader while denouncing the Indian authorities’ shameful and biased approach towards the Kashmiri prisoners said, “Altaf Shah was suffering from acute ailments and his health had deteriorated as the Indian authorities denied him basic facilities including medical care in the jail”.

Terming it as a violation of basic human rights Wani said that denying Kashmiri prisoners the right to medical treatment was a killer-tactic Indian authority have been deliberating using to punish and persecute Kashmiris who have refused to toe the Indian line.—INP

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