Srinagar: Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that government of India wants to turn Kashmir into open prison and convert actual jails into Guantanamo.
The PDP president was reacting to protest of families of prisoners lodged in central jail Srinagar. She said that prisoners were entitled to fundamental rights and that they were protesting after alleged desecration of Quran.
Taking to her Twitter handle, she wrote, “Prisoners are entitled to fundamental human rights & using brute force to quell protests is a clear violation. Pertinent to mention that inmates protested after alleged desecration of Quran. GoI wants to turn Kashmir into an open air prison & convert actual jails into Guantanamo.”