Masrat Alam re-arrested

KL Report


Half an hour after his release in the open court by Tehsildar Srinagar, police re-arrested Masrat Alam Bhat at his residence in the Old city on Saturday.

Muslim League, spokesman, Rafiq Ganai, told Kashmir Life that a large contingent of police raided Masrat’s residence and re-arrested him.

“He was immediately taken to police station Shaheed Gunj,” Ganai said.

Police sources also confirmed the re-arresting of  Masrat.

Hurriyat (G) leader and Muslim League president, Masrat Alam Bhat was released in the open court by Tehsildar Srinagar on Saturday.

“It was a happy time not for us only but for Masrat’s family as well after a long time but our happiness lasted only for few minutes when police re-arrested him,” Abdul Ahad Parra, a Muslim League leader said.

Parra strongly condemned what he called “the highhandedness of police.”

Pertinently, Masrat was arrested on October 18, 2010.



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