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PDP to meet kin of youth killed in police custody

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 15:37

Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic
Party (PDP) Tuesday said that its entire legislature party will visit the Sopore town in north Kashmir`s Baramulla district to express condolence with the family of the youth killed in
police custody on Sunday.

The decision to visit Sopore was taken an at emergency
meeting of the PDP legislators summoned by party president
Mehbooba Mufti, a party spokesman said.

"Our aim is to express our condolences to the bereaved
family and people of Sopore who have been at the receiving end
of the unidentified gunmen again," the spokesman said.

PDP has 21 MLAs and three MLCs in the state
Mehboooba had summoned the legislators meeting to
discuss the prevailing human right situation in Kashmir
following the death of Nazim Rashid in police custody.
The PDP president was placed under house arrest
yesterday by District Magistrate Srinagar following her two
attempts to visit Sopore town.

While the main gate to her Fairview residence was
locked out by police on Sunday, she was forcibly removed from
TRC crossing and put under house arrest yesterday.


First Published: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 15:37

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