Jammu & Kashmir

Hurriyat demands release of journalist Sajad Gul, anguished over ‘forcible eviction’ of Gujjar-Bakerwals

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. [File Photo]

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference on Thursday sought immediate release of journalist Sajad Gul and demanded authorities to stop the “policy of intimidation through arrests and detentions”.

In a statement, Hurriyat said, “the policy of state repression in Kashmir continues unabated. The journalist was arrested for doing his duty of reporting facts and charged brutally for criminal conspiracy”.

“Such harassment of scribes has become a routine in the valley,” the statement added.

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