Political leaders urge authorities to facilitate Waheed Para’s medical check-up, release

Srinagar, February 03 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, political leaders have urged the authorities to grant proper medical treatment to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Waheed-ur-Rehman Para and have also called for his immediate release.

Waheed Para, currently detained under black law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) over various fake cases, was found unconscious in Central Jail, Srinagar, yesterday.

The PDP President, Mehbooba Mufti urged the Home Minister of India to facilitate medical care and assistance for Waheed who is in jail from November 2020.

“Waheed Para, jailed since November 2020 on baseless charges, is in need of urgent medical care and assistance,” Mehbooba wrote on Twitter.

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader, Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami also urged for the release of Waheed.

He wrote: “Administration must release Waheed Para, whose health is deteriorating. So, he can get access to medical care. Of note, charges against him have not been proved by investigative agencies in the court of law.”