HCBA members meet Kashmiri prisoners in Tihar jail

They met Nayeem Khan, Peer Saifullah, Shahid Yousuf, Altaf Shah Fantosh, Aftab Hilali Shah, Farooq Ahmad. Dar Zahoor Watali, Ayaz Akbar, Raja Mehrajudeen Kalwal, Javid Ahmad, Bhat Zahoor Ahmad, Peer Nazir Ahmad, Peer Aslam Wani and Ghulam Jeelani.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jan 19 2018 11:54PM | Updated Date: Jan 19 2018 11:54PM
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Three member delegation of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA) Srinagar Friday met Kashmiri prisoners lodged in Tihar jail.

In a statement HCBA spokesperson said the three member delegation comprising advocate G N Shaheen, general secretary advocate Mushtaq Ahmad Dar and advocate Arshad Andrabi met Kashmir prisoners lodged in jail no in 4 and 8 in New Delhi. 

They met Nayeem Khan, Peer Saifullah, Shahid Yousuf, Altaf Shah Fantosh, Aftab Hilali Shah, Farooq Ahmad. Dar Zahoor Watali, Ayaz Akbar, Raja Mehrajudeen Kalwal, Javid Ahmad, Bhat Zahoor Ahmad, Peer Nazir Ahmad, Peer Aslam Wani and Ghulam Jeelani.

“The trio discussed the legal defense in the cases being legally and politically sensitive in nature. The team members picked up various problems relating to the safety and poor health of the prisoners with the jail authorities. Bar paid special thanks to the director general of Prisons Delhi for his cordiality in facilitating the interviews with prisoners in a cordial and relaxed atmosphere and other jail authorities who cooperated with all humility and respect,” the spokesperson said.