Open court orders release of Asiya Andrabi, re-arrested within court premises



Minutes after a local open court led by additional magistrate Naseer Ahmad Dar ordered the release of incarcerated chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Asiya Andrabi in an under trail case, a police party from Safa Kadal police station arrested her within the court premises.

A spokesperson of DeM said, “Asiya’s hearing in trail case was on Thursday in an open court where the magistrate directed her release.” But, she said, instead of releasing her, a police party of  Safa Kadal police station re-arrested her in within minutes.

Pertinently, Andrabi was arrested on April 26 from her Soura residence by a contingent of Police from Soura police station and was lodged in Amphala jail for many months later she was shifted to Srinagar.


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