Chairman Jammu Kashmir liberation front (JKLF) has been released from incarceration while JKLF vice chairman Showkat Ahmad Bakshi continues to remain in jail.
In a statement issued here, the JKLF said that its Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik who was re-arrested on 11th June 2016 has been released from police custody but JKLF vice chairman Bakshi who also was taken into custody on 25th May 2016 still remains in jail.
It said police last night raided the residence and residence of at least two relatives of JKLF zonal organizer Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri and harassed his family.
While condemning the continued detention of Bakshi and nocturnal raids on other leaders, JKLF spokesman said that incarcerating political leaders and activists and nocturnal raids on their residences that too in the holy month of Ramadhan speak volumes about the anti-Kashmiri and anti-Muslim approach of so-called rulers.
He said that Bakshi was arrested by police on 25th May 2016; he was kept under house arrest for some days and then shifted to police station Bemina from where he was shifted to central jail Srinagar on 4th June 2016 under 107/151 Cr pc.