Human Rights

Police arrests Human Rights Activist Ahsan Untoo ahead of European Delegation visit

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday arrested the Chairman of International Forum for Justice Human Rights (IFJHRJK), Muhammad Ahsan Untoo in Kashmir Capital Srinagar.

Unnamed sources told a local news agency, KDC that Untoo was lodged in Rajbagh Police Station, Srinagar.

The spokesperson of the forum said in a statement that the police detained him ahead of the visit of the European Union and African envoys to Kashmir.

The police authorities told Untoo, they have reports that he is going to protest on 17 February on the envoys’ visit to the Union Territory, the statement reads.

Pertinently, a delegation of foreign envoys is visiting Jammu and Kashmir UT from this week on the pattern of their earlier two visits in the year after the abrogation of Article 370.

(Syndicated feed from KDC)


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