Freedom fighter Yasin Malik being tortured, put on slow death trial in jail.

ISLAMABAD -- Amina Malik, sister of illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik, has said that her brother was being tortured and put on a slow death trail by the Indian government for being a political adversary having a different political belief and ideology in Indian occupied Kashmir.

Amina Malik addressing a press conference in Srinagar said that Yasin Malik was arrested on February 22, 2019 from his residence in Maisuma area of Srinagar and slapped with draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) and sent to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.

She said he was kept in solitary confinement at the said jail for one month or so and then was taken into custody by India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) on baseless, concocted and fabricated charges and was arbitrarily shifted to New Delhi and tortured at the NIA headquarters, reported.

She said Yasin Malik started a hunger strike against the NIA's brutal attitude and after he became seriously ill was shifted to a Delhi hospital and from there NIA court sent him to Tihar jail on judicial custody that still continues. She said that after his shifting to Tihar jail, he was kept in high security ward for many days under solitary confinement and was not provided any medicine and other necessary things.

Amina said that during torture at NIA headquarter, one of eyes of Yasin Malik was seriously injured and a clot still remains in his eye. 'Our lawyer Advocate, Raja Tufail, moved court and asked the authorities to shift him to some other ward and provide him with proper medical facilities. Though court didn't accept the plea but Yasin Malik was shifted to another ward probably to hoodwink court as well as the human rights advocates and organizations,' she added.

She said Yasin Malik now a days lodged in jail No 7 of notorious Tihar Jail for the last four months was continuously being kept in solitary confinement as no other inmate was allowed to even talk to him from a distance. She said that books, journals and even newspapers were not being allowed to reach Yasin Malik and being a heart patient, he needed certain life-saving drugs which were even being disallowed or delayed to him.

Amina Malik said, Yasin Malik is a heart patient and has undergone a heart valve transplant surgery in 1992, adding, he is also suffering from certain serious ailments related to vital organs of his body including kidneys. She said that at Tihar jail he had developed a slipped Disc/...

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