Lockdown in Kashmir Valley continues on 36th day

By Anum Rizwan - Web Editor

09th September, 2019

Lockdown and communication blackout by the Indian occupation authorities across the Kashmir valley has entered 36th consecutive day.

According to details, the people of the region have been suffering from immense difficulties due to communication blackout and shortage of essential commodities including baby food and life-saving medicines on 36th day of lock down.

As per details to prevent people from holding demonstrations against move of scraping articles 370 and 35A of its Constitution through a rushed presidential decree on Aug. 5 to the held valley.

According to the Kashmir media service, Indian police martyred a civilian in custody in Handwara town yesterday.

The civilian, Reyaz Ahmed Thekri who was arrested on Wednesday was severely tortured in custody by the police. He died in the lockup of Qalamabad Police Station in Handwara town.

Last week, Kashmiri youth named Mir Faiz who is originally from Baramullah in Indian occupied Kashmir was attacked by a mob in Neemrana in Alwar district of Rajasthan.

As per detail 25-year-old engineering student Mir Faiz, went to withdraw money from the ATM when he became subject of extreme assault and was found tied to a pillar and being forced to wear women’s clothes in Rajasthan’s Alwar district on Thursday.

The brother of the victim Mir Faisal said that “They took him to an isolated place where he was forced to wear a woman’s clothes. They then instructed him to walk around the market in those clothes,” he added.


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