March 10th, 2009 18:00 EST
The "Unfortunate` Arrest of Lord Nazir Ahmed
Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) UK Zone has termed the arrest of Lord Nazir Ahmed as unfortunate and has said that the decision of court to send him for custodial sentence has shocked our community in Britain.
In a joint statement issued by JKLF UK Zone, Head of JKLF`s Diplomatic Committee Prof. Zafar Khan, UK Zone President Haji Rauf Khan, Zafar Sharif, Mahmood Hussain and Riaz Ahmed have said that Lord Nazir Ahmed has worked tirelessly for the community in many ways especially in bridging the gape between different religions and communities.
They said that he has become a figure head of Muslims in UK due to his work and contribution to the society.
JKLF has requested to the authorities, that Lord Nazir Ahmed`s sentence should be reduced and be released in the earliest, so that he can continue his noble work.
JKLF Diplomatic Committee