SRINAGAR, May 05, : Quaid Tehreek-e-Azadi Jammu Kashmir Syed Ali Shah Geelani has said that the death of Chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu Kashmir Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai is a murder under detention and Indian rulers are directly responsible for it.
A statement quoting Syed Ali Shah Geelani has been issued by Saiyyed Abdullah Gilani, Special Representative of Syed Ali Geelani in Islamabad on Wednesday. Syed Ali Shah Geelani said that everybody has to die and it is our belief that the death is the start of everlasting life. He said that in this situation when a close aide who spent whole with me has passed away, adding that there is no water in eyes left for shedding on his death and there are no words left to say over his death, adding that the mind and heart are not ready to accept the death of right hand and aide of tehreek and organization.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani said that today the land of Kashmir has deprived of a prominent son, adding that Muhammad Ashraf Sehari has met with Almighty Allah, Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani said that immediately after listening the news of death of Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, all the memories of friendship came in front of my eyes. He said that Muhammad Ashraf Sehari was icon of sacrifice, patience and forbearance, adding that not the luring of any big benefit or fear of any big loss could budge him from his stance. He said that there could be no big loss in the old age then the martyrdom of a beloved son, adding that this loss also could not deteriorate him from his stance. Syed Ali Shah Geelani paid rich tribute to the patience, courage and steadfastness of Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani said that the worries of detention and imprisonment were not a new thing for Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, adding that the life passed in the same way the passage he was following. He said that the way he was kept under tyrant and suppression detention without providing him medical treatment it proves that there is no doubt his death is a murder under detention and Indian rulers are directly responsible for this.
Syed Ali Shah Geelani has appealed the people to say good buy to our martyrs in a splendid way and people living in any part of the world should offer funeral prayer in absentia for Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai. May Almighty Allah bless all of us.