Shahid-ul-Islam tests Covid-19 positive in Tihar jail

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Srinagar

In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the family of illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Shahid-ul-Islam, lodged in New Delhi’s Tihar jail, has urged the authorities to release him on humanitarian grounds as he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is also suffering from numerous ailments.

Shahid-ul-Islam’s wife told media in Srinagar that they had come to know that her husband had tested positive for COVID-19 in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail and had been taken to some undisclosed destination.

“He is already suffering from numerous ailments, including diabetes, and we are extremely worried about his well-being,” she added.—KMS

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