Kashmir: Septuagenarian separatist leader from Uri dies in Jammu jail

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July 17, 2018 BREAKING NEWS 115 Views
Kashmir: Septuagenarian separatist leader from Uri dies in Jammu jail

A 70 year old separatists leader from north Kashmir’s Uri, who was lodged in Jammu’s Kotbalwal jail under Public Safety Act (PSA) passed away on Tuesday, media reports said.
Reports identified the deceased leader as Gulam Hassan Malik, alias Noor Khan of Pehlipora village Uri. Malik was arrested in January this year and was lodged under infamous PSA in Kotbalwal jail Jammu,
According to reports Malik was ill and was taken to Government Medical College Hospital, Jammu, for a medical check-up by jail authorities, where he breathed his last.
Malik’s relative confirmed the death and said they were on their way to Jammu to receive the body.
Malik was known in Uri area for his pro-freedom activism, reports added.

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