Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik ends hunger strike: Jail officials

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Kashmiri separatist chief Yasin Malik ended his starvation strike after 10 days on Monday (August 1), jail officers stated.

The 56-year-old chief of the banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Entrance (JKLF) is serving a life sentence in a terror-funding case. (File Photograph)

Kashmiri separatist chief Yasin Malik who was on starvation strike in Tihar Jail for the final 10 days discontinued his fasting on Monday night after he was knowledgeable that his calls for have been conveyed to the authorities involved, jail officers stated.

Malik started an indefinite starvation strike on July 22 after the Centre didn’t reply to his plea that he be allowed to bodily seem in a Jammu court docket listening to the Rubaiya Sayeed abduction case during which he’s an accused.

The 56-year-old chief of the banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Entrance (JKLF) is serving a life sentence in a terror-funding case.

He has deferred his starvation strike for 2 months on the request of the Director Common (DG) of Delhi Prisons Sandeep Goel, the officers stated.

The DG has conveyed to Malik that the calls for raised by him have been despatched to the authorities involved and he might be knowledgeable of the choice on the identical, stated a senior jail official.

“On my request, convict Yasin Malik, who was on starvation strike in Tihar Jail since July 22 has in the present day (Monday) night, discontinued his fasting,” Goel stated.

Malik was admitted to the RML hospital right here final month following a fluctuation in blood strain, and after returning to the jail, he refused to eat something.

The separatist chief, who’s saved in solitary confinement in a high-risk cell in Tihar’s jail quantity 7, was shifted to the jail’s Medical Investigation (MI) room the place he was being given IV fluids, the officers stated.

Malik had submitted a letter to the docs on the hospital, saying he didn’t wish to be handled.

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