Court Quashes Detention Of Sopore Youth Under Public Safety Act

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed the detention of a north Kashmir youth under Public Safety Act.

Tawseef Ahmed Najar son of Ghulam Muhammad Najar, a resident of Brat Kalan Sopore had been arrested by police in Sopore a month after the abrogation of Special Status of Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 on charges of stone-pelting and was lodged at police station Bomai. He was shifted to Bhaderwah Jail after PSA was slapped upon him.

The detenue was doing job in a private firm when he was arrested. He was accused of instigating people for violence.

Sources told news agency KNT that Justice Vinod Chatterji after hearing the arguments of Advocate Bashir Ahmed Tak, who represented the detenue quashed his detention under Public Safety Act and directed authorities to release him from Badharwa Jail.

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