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PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s sister Rubaiya Sayeed identifies Yasin Malik as her kidnapper in 1989

Updated: July 16, 2022 2:11 pm

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s sister Rubaiya Sayeed has identified Yasin Malik and 3 others as her kidnapper in 1989 in Jammu and Kashmir. Rubaiya Sayeed is also the daughter of late former Union Home Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed. Rubaiya Sayeed implicated Yasin Malik before TADA Court in Jammu.

Anil Sethi, a PDP spokesperson & advocate, said, Rubaiya Sayeed has identified Yasin Malik and all other abductors in the court. The statement of witness Rubaiya Sayeed was recorded in court yesterday. Proceedings of the court are being held in camera. The next date of hearing is 23rd of next month.

In the year 1989, Rubaiya was kidnapped by Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), which was headed by Yasin Malik.

At that time, her father Mufti Mohammed Syed was the Home Minister of the country. JKLF had demanded the release of five of its member in exchange for Rubaiya’s release.

Then J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah accepted their demands in agreement with the Centre, and the jailed militants were released.

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