Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time

Parents of youths sentenced for life protest in Srinagar

Jammu And Kashmir,Kashmir,Immigration/Law/Rights, Thu, 18 Jul 2013 IANS

Srinagar, July 18 (IANS) Parents and relatives of two Kashmiri youths, sentenced for life by a court in West Bengal, staged a protest here Thursday and appealed to the governments of West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir to save them.

"My son is innocent. He has never been to Calcutta (Kolkata). He was picked up from home and then framed by West Bengal Police," Mehbooba, 53, mother of one of the convicts Sheikh Imran, told reporters.

"I appeal to (Chief Minister) Mamata Banerjee to feel the pain of a mother whose innocent son has to spend the rest of his life in prison for no crime," she said.

Abdul Rashid, 51, father of Sheikh Farhat, who has also been sentenced for life by a trial court, said: "These boys were aged 20 and 19 when they were picked up 10 years back from their houses. They never took to guns nor do they have any connection with the violence in Kashmir.

"It is subversion of justice. We appeal to Omar Abdullah and Mamata Banerjee to intervene and save the lives of these innocent Kashmiris. They should be dropped back the way they were picked up by police," Rashid said.

The trial court in West Bengal has sentenced the two Kashmiris to life imprisonment for arms smuggling.

Pranab Mukherjee receiving the first copy of the book entitled 8th Ring from the Executive Editor
Modi at the inauguration of an exhibition on making of the Constitution by the Constituent Assembly
President, Vice President, Prime Minister and former Prime Minister on Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti
Jackie Shroff addressing a press conference at the 46th IFFI 2015
Nana Patekar at the 46th International Film Festival of India

Adele announces 2016 European tour
November 26, 2015 at 10:45 PM

Thanksgiving in Kabul
November 26, 2015 at 10:40 PM

NTT DoCoMo showcases latest 5G and VR tech
November 26, 2015 at 10:35 PM

First matches at Rio Olympic field hockey stadium
November 26, 2015 at 10:27 PM

Nicki Minaj is back and...blonde?
November 26, 2015 at 10:20 PM

Customizing the shoe: A new luxury for men
November 26, 2015 at 9:54 PM

View More Videos
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.