Jammu & Kashmir

Incarcerated Hurriyat leader Ashraf Sehrai passes away

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai who was facing detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) passed away after a brief illness at GMC in Jammu.

Official sources said that Hurriyat chairman Ashraf Sehrai who was admitted at GMC in Jammu yesterday after his health started deteriorating at Kot Bhalwal jail, where he was facing detention under Public Safety Act (PSA), has passed away this afternoon after a brief illness.

In July 2020, Sehrai was arrested from his residence in Srinagar by the Jammu and Kashmir (JK) Police and was lodged at Udhampur Jail.

He was elected as the chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, a constituent of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, which was previously headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani.


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