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Monday, February 18, 2013 5:50:00 PM (IST)  

Govt unlikely to give Afzal's body to family

New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI): Government is likely to turn down the request of family of Afzal Guru, who was hanged and buried in Tihar jail, for handing over his body.

A senior Home Ministry official said a final decision in this regard will be taken soon and the Jammu and Kashmir government will be informed about it.

The state government had forwarded a letter sent by Tabassum, wife of Parliament attack convict Afzal, to Deputy Commissioner of Baramulla in North Kashmir demanding handing over of his body.

The Home Ministry official said Afzal was buried inside Tihar jail complex in line with the prison manual and the government has no plans to hand over the body considering various aspects, including the law and order situation in the state.

Various outfits including main opposition party in the state PDP and separatist groups have been demanding handing over the body of Afzal, who was hanged on February 9 after his conviction in the 2001 Parliament attack case.

The Kashmir Valley was agog with rumours yesterday that Afzal's body had arrived and was being buried in the cover of darkness. The news spread like a wild fire through social networking sites.

Last week, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had expressed his displeasure to Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde over the delay in informing Afzal's family about his hanging.
Singh told Shinde that Guru's family should have been informed in advance about the execution carried out last Saturday morning at Tihar Jail here for his role in 2001 Parliament attack case.

Afzal was buried inside the Tihar jail alongside Kashmiri separatist leader Maqbool Bhat, who was also interred in the jail complex after his hanging in 1984.

The mortal remains of Bhat were not handed over to his family.

The government has already said it will allow close relatives to visit Afzalís grave, an offer rejected by the family saying they want nothing but his body.

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Comments on this article
mosu, mlr
Monday, February 18, 2013

Lingappa, Kuppepadavu /Dublin

Probably you are right from your point of view as you have been portrayed by media and through Afzal's confession. New Delhi based Journalist Vinod K. Jose meets Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru inside the high security Tihar Jail in New Delhi in February, 2006. Read excerpts from this 7-year-old rare interview with Afzal published in Kashmir Newz. Pls google it..

Lingappa, Kuppepadavu /Dublin
Monday, February 18, 2013

Govt has to turn down such requests. Acceding to them would mean patronizing terrorism,, His family and Friends would build a shrine and name it after him. Ideally this traitors body should have been fed to some animals.

 
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