Srinagar: Mohammad Yasin Malik, Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front in a statement on Wednesday said that killing of the of JKLF activist Naeem Ahmad Butt of Rawalakot, Pakistan administered Kashmir marks the continuation of the struggle and sacrifices rendered by Kashmiris for freedom.
Malik stated that there should be a impartial probe into the killing of Butt.
“Instead of using foul language against freedom lovers, government of Pakistan Administered Kashmir should call for an impartial judicial probe into firing on peaceful protest at Madarpor near ceasefire line (LOC) and take action against the culprits who killed Naeem Butt with impunity,” Malik said in a statement.
The spokesman said various JKLF leaders and activists participated in this prayers meeting. on the occasion, JKLF paid rich tributes to Nadeem and expressed solidarity with his bereaved family.
“Naeem Butt’s killing has reminded them of their gallant leaders and activists who strived for complete freedom of Jammu Kashmir and never shied away from rendering sacrifice of their lives for this righteous cause,” the statement added.
JKLF chairman said that Kashmiris living on both forcibly separated sides of Kashmir alongside the Line of Control are bearing the brunt of a dispute left unresolved by the international community.
“Our young and old, children and women are falling prey to the bombs and bullets and on 16th March 2018, JKLF had called for a peaceful march against the same, during which Naeem Butt along with many others received the bullets from ‘Azad Kashmir’ police on their bodies and finally Naeem succumbed to his wounds yesterday and attained martyrdom,” Malik said.
JKLF chairman said that the departure of this young passionate Kashmiri has pierced our hearts and souls and nation of Kashmir shares the pain and agony of his bereaved family.