Afzal Guru, has buried in Tihar Jail, wanted a normal life: says wife

Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru who was hanged in a top-secret operation on Saturday morning in jail number 3 where he was lodged since 2001, is now become the most unrest case among youth in Kashmir.

Afzal, the Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist has been buried inside the jail itself, following rejection of his mercy plea by President Pranabh Mukherjee that erupts amid protest in Kashmir injured 30 people, including security personnel.

A curfew has imposed in Valley and will be in place till February 11, the death anniversary of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Maqbool Bhatt, report said.

Another curfew has been also imposed around Tihar Jail along with high security alert across all the police stations in New Delhi.

BJP as well as families of victims those killed in attack has been welcomed the decision of hanging of the mastermind convict of December 2001 Parliament attack.

Reports said that Hurriyat Conference leaders Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who are in Delhi at the time, will very soon placed under house arrest.

Meanwhile, Guru’s hanging is now the most sensitive matter in J&K as Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah cleared that his government could not signed Afzal Guru’s execution because he had no case in J&K.

Sources said, Afzal in an interview in Tihar Jail’s prison no. 3, had said that he did not want to be part of living dead, he asked govt to take immediate decision over his sentence. Guru also sympathised with Sarabjit Singh, an Indian lodged in a Pakistan prison for nearly two decades, but said not to compare him with Sarabjit as his fight was for Kashmir.

Afzal family who demanded his remains to be handed over to them, claimed that the terrorist wanted to lead a normal life. As like other Kashmir youth, he was also attracted to the movement led by J&K Liberation Front, sources said.

“My husband wanted to return to normal life and with that intention he surrendered to the Border Security Force (BSF). The BSF commandant refused to give him the surrender certificate that would have allowed him to live in peace until he had motivated two others to surrender,” Tabassum Guru, 34, wife of deceased Afzal said in an interview.

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