New Delhi: Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Mohammad Yasin Malik, who was on hunger strike in Tihar Jail for the last 10 days, has discontinued his fasting after he was informed that his demands have been conveyed to the authorities concerned.
As per a statement by Tihar Jail officials, the head of the banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) had announced the hunger strike when he was refused permission to appear physically in a militancy case in Jammu in which he is an accused.
“Malik who was on hunger strike in Tihar Jail since 22,7,22 has today evening discontinued his fasting on the request of DG Prisons. The DG conveyed to him that the demands raised by him have been sent to concerned authorities and he will be informed of the decision on the same. Yasin Malik said that he is deferring his hunger strike for a period of two months,” the statement said.