Yasin Malik condemns ‘assault’ on Kashmiri student


Srinagar, Chairman of JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday strongly condemned the ‘brutal assault’ on Kashmiri student at Noida near Delhi in which the said student has sustained grave injuries.
In a statement issued, Malik was quoted by a JKLF spokesman as saying that “Kashmiri student Ahtisham was assaulted by goons near Sharda University where he is perusing education. He was beaten ruthlessly while police was watching silently and in a way abetting the goons.”.
He said that “even the role of university authorities has been shameful and disgusting.”
Malik said that “this was not first time when a Kashmiri faced brutal Indian face but part of a larger war that Indian state and media has started against Kashmiris.”
“Kashmiris are being pushed to the wall by Indian state and fanatic goons that are working at the orders of their political masters and attacking Kashmiris,” Malik said, adding that “this situation is very serious and Kashmiris will no longer sit silent on these attacks on their kith and kin. If Indian authorities failed to stop these heinous attacks Kashmiris will be left with no option but to launch a fully fledged agitation against it.”
Meanwhile, Malik also paid tributes to slain Manzoor Ahmad Butt on his anniversary.
“Slain Manzoor Ahmad Butt was the younger brother of Father of Kashmiri nation Muhammad Maqbool Butt and embraced martyrdom on 4th October 1995,” he said.
Recalling his struggle and sacrifices, Malik said that the slain Manzoor kept treading the path of struggle and sacrifices as shown by his elder brother Muhammad Maqbool Butt and rendered the ultimate sacrifice in the way of truth and freedom.
He said that “blood of great martyrs cannot go waste and struggle nourished by this sacred blood will be taken to its desired goal at every cost.”
A condolence meeting was also held at JKLF office in which special prayers were held for the slain persons.