- Pakistan summons Indian deputy ambassador
- Expresses concern over Yasin Malik’s deteriorating health
- Delhi court has sentenced Malik to life imprisonment
Yasin Malik: Pakistan on Friday summoned India’s deputy ambassador to the Ministry of External Affairs and submitted a letter of objection expressing Islamabad’s concern over the deteriorating health of Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik. Malik, lodged in Delhi’s Tihar Jail, started an indefinite hunger strike on 22 July. Malik wants the government to allow him to appear physically in a court in Jammu hearing the Rubaiya Saeed kidnapping case, but the Indian government did not allow it. Malik is an accused in this case.
What did Pakistan say in the objection letter?
It is significant that the chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) was admitted to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in the capital Delhi on Wednesday after fluctuating blood pressure. The foreign ministry said in a statement that the Indian diplomat was briefed on Pakistan’s deep dismay at the latest move by Indian officials in “two more false cases fabricated around events that happened at least three decades ago” to Malik.
It said: “A letter addressed to the Indian Prime Minister from Mushaal Hussain Malik, wife of Yasin Malik, was also handed over to the deputy ambassador. The letter demands immediate release from prison due to her husband’s health condition. The letter said that Malik’s health had deteriorated since his decision to go on hunger strike earlier this month.
Calling for the release of Yasin Malik from prison
A Delhi court in May sentenced Malik, one of Jammu and Kashmir’s prominent separatist leaders, to life in prison, saying the perpetrator intended to attack “the heart of the idea of India” and forcefully separate Jammu and Kashmir from Union of India. was. The State Department’s statement said that considering the urgency of the situation and Malik’s rapidly deteriorating health indicators, the Indian government has urged the Indian government to provide him with immediate medical attention, his immediate release from prison, withdraw his “misleading” conviction and his All other cases against him the request is withdrawn.
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