Srinagar, July 7(KMW): A contingent of J & K Police led by SHO Maisuma raided the Maisuma residence of senior leader Hurriyat Conference and People’s Political Party (PPP) Chairman, Engineer Hilal Ahmad War today afternoon at 4 p.m. and arrested the Party Chairman, Engineer Hilal Ahmed War ahead of second death anniversary of Burhan Muzaffar Wani. Mr. War was taken to Police Station Maisuma and is lodged there.
PPP condemns the police action in the strongest of the words and believes that measures like these will only deteriorate the situation further. “These arm-twisting tactics of the state will further worsen the situation and deepen the distrust,” said a party spokesman, “We can’t take it hands down. India is shrinking the space for peaceful dissenters as well. Actions like these are highly condemnable and will force even the pacifists to think of other options.”
The Party Chairman, Engineer Hilal War condemned in strongest possible words the brutal killing of three innocent and unarmed civilians Shakir Ahmad ( 22) , Irshad Majid ( 20 ) and Andleed a girl ( 16 ) of Kulgam at the hands security forces .