In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, people staged a massive protest demonstration in Rajouri district of Jammu region against the killing of a college student by a vehicle of Indian Border Security Force.
The youth, Muhamad Saqib Malik, was critically injured after his motorcycle was deliberately hit by a BSF vehicle in Kallar area of the district. He was shifted to the Government Medical College Rajouri where succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, in their interviews in Srinagar, po-litical experts and Kashmir watchers said the Nar-endra Modi-led Indian government is using its dreaded agencies including National Investigation Agency and State Investigation Agency as a weapon to suppress the Kashmiris’ ongoing freedom movement and intimidate them into submission.
In a statement issued in Jammu, All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader, Advocate Devinder Singh Behl deplored that India has turned occupied Jammu and Kashmir into the world’s largest open-air prison by deploying more than one million army and pa-ramilitary personnel in the territory.
In a message from Naini Central Jail in Uttar Pradesh, illegally detained APHC leader Noor Mu-hammad Fayyaz said India is punishing the Kashmiris for demanding their birthright to self-determination.—KMS