Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was on Saturday admitted to a super specialty hospital here.
Police sources said Malik had been referred to the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) by a team of doctors at a private hospital where he had been taken for a medical check-up from the central jail.
"He needs specialised attention," said a doctor at the private hospital.
Earlieron Saturday, a protest march was taken out in Malik`s hometown, Maisuma in Srinagar, demanding proper medical treatment for the JKLF chief.Malik`s hometown, Maisuma in Srinagar, demanding proper medical treatment for the JKLF chief.
Senior separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has prayed for Malik`s early recovery.
SKIMS is the Valley`s only super specialty hospital.
Malik had been lodged in a sub-jail before he was shifted to the central sub-jail before he was shifted to the central jail in Srinagar earlier this month.
He was put under detention immediately after the present unrest started here on July 9.