Jailed Hurriyat chairman Ashraf Sehrai passes away in Jammu

Srinagar, May 05, : Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai who was facing detention under Public safety Act (PSA) passed away after a brief illness at GMC in Jammu.

Official sources told News Agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that Hurriyat chairman Ashraf Sehrai who was admitted at GMC in Jammu on yesterday after his health started deteriorating at Kot Bhalwal jail, where was facing detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) has passed away this afternoon after a brief illness.

In July 2020 separatist leader Ashraf Sehrai was arrested from his residence in Srinagar by the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police and was lodged at Udhampur Jail.

Ashraf Sehrai was elected as the chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, a constituent of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, which was previously headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani. (KDC)