Militants kidnapped Sayeed days after her father, Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, was sworn in as India’s first Muslim dwelling minister within the VP Singh authorities. She was kidnapped on December eight and launched on December 13, after the Farooq Abdullah authorities launched 5 militants as demanded by the JKLF.
The kidnapping and launch of militants triggered an rebellion in J&Okay, shattering a number of a long time of peace. Mufti later fashioned the J&Okay Individuals’s Democratic Get together in 1999 and have become chief minister in 2002 and 2015. Rubaiya by no means joined politics however her sister Mehbooba took over the mantle from Mufti after his demise. Malik is lodged in Tihar jail together with different Hurriyat leaders in an alleged unlawful funding case that the National Investigation Agency registered in 2017. The JKLF stands banned since 2019.
“For 31 years, he was neither arrested nor summoned within the case. What’s the exigency now? They (authorities) wish to cease him from popping out of jail,” mentioned Malik’s advocate Raja Tufail. “The federal government is digging circumstances in opposition to Malik. They wish to curb his liberty and destroy him utterly,” Tufail alleged. Final March, the Tada courtroom had framed expenses in opposition to Malik and 6 others for the killing of 4 Indian Air Force personnel in 1990. Malik’s household alleged that his trial was not truthful. It made public a letter Malik wrote from jail which mentioned that he had ‘declared unilateral ceasefire’ in 1994 ‘with out surrendering his ideology to offer peace an opportunity’ on ‘insistence of prime intelligence officers’ and civil society members like Rajmohan Gandhi, Rajinder Sachar, Wajahat Habibullah and Kuldip Nayyar, who met him in jail in 1992. Malik wrote that he was promised with real political house and efforts could be made for decision of the Kashmir dispute if he shunned armed wrestle and pursued peaceable protests.