All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) while expressing grief and sorrow over demise of veteran leader and TeH chief Mohammed Ashraf Sehrai said that he was left unattended by authorities till his condition worsened.
Sehrai passed away after developing serious breathing problems in Udhampur jail, he was later shifted to GMC Jammu.
APHC in a statement while quoting family sources said that Sehrai was suffering from multiple ailments and despite repeated requests by the family that his health was deteriorating in jail was left unattended by the authorities till his condition worsened yesterday and he died.
APHC deeply regrets this inhumane attitude of the authorities and is pained by it, the statement said.
The pro-freedom organisation said despite repeated appeals to release political prisoners lodged in various jails on humanitarian grounds in view of the devastating covid catastrophe, authorities are playing with their lives.
APHC said that in the death of Sehrai people of J-K have lost a sincere able and an honest leader. Paying rich tributes to Sehrai APHC said that he was dedicated to his party and its ideology and worked tirelessly and selflessly for the people’s movement, suffering lockup’s and jails in the course of his life .
It said that Sehrai’s contribution to the people’s movement will always be remembered and honoured by the people .
APHC said that all executive members including prof Abdul Ghani Bhat , Bilal Ghani lone, Masroor Abbas Ansari join incarcerated APHC chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in extending their heartfelt condolences to the family of Sehari sahab and pray that almighty Allah gives him a place in Jannat.
Adding that it once again asks the Government authorities to release all political prisoners including Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Ayaz Akbar, Peer Saifullah, Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, Syed Shahid Yousuf, Syed Shakeel Ahmad, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Aasiya Andrabi, Fehmeeda Sofi, Nahida Nasreen, Qasim Phaktoo ,Masarat Alam, Zahoor Ahmed and others lodged in jails across J-K and outside in view of the covid catastrophe on health and humanitarian grounds and save their lives. (KNT)