Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 06:01:51 pm
Elderly Kashmiri arrested under draconian law in decade old case in IIOJK
September 27, 2020

 In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a 73-year-old Kashmiri man, who was arrested last month nearly a decade after he had reportedly participated in a funeral where veteran Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Gilani had addressed mourners, has been charged under the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

The septuagenarian Mohammad Yusuf Makroo, from Arwani in south Kashmir’s Islamabad district, was arrested on 24 August 2020 and detained at the Bijbehara police station. He was transferred to the district jail Islamabad on September 24. He has been charged for addressing the said gathering along with Syed Ali Gilani.