Srinagar, April 10: Four persons including a Hurriyat (G) senior leader and District President Kulgam Muhammad Ramzan Sheikh were booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials said.
They said that Hurriyat (G) senior leader and District President Kulgam Muhammad Ramzan Sheikh son of Muhammad Shaban Sheikh of Rampura Qaimoh, was arrested more than a 12 days ago and was booked under the PSA vide order number DMK/14/2019.
Meanwhile, three more persons namely Javid Ahmad Khan son of Mohd Maqbool Khan of Bogam, Rameez Shah son of Manzoor Ahmad Shah of Souch Kulgam and Gulzar Gani son of Ali Mohammad Ganie of Arreh Kulgam were also booked under PSA.
Javid was booked under PSA vide order number DMK/15/2019, Rameez vide number DMK/16/2019 and Gulzar vide number DMK/17/2019. The trio, according to family sources were arrested more than two weeks ago.
A police officer while confirmed the slapping of PSA against four persons and one of them includes Hurriyat (G) district. The officer said that all the four persons were involved in anti-national activities and as such were booked under the PSA.
After execution of the PSA by the District Magistrate, all the four persons were shifted to Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu for lodgement, the officer added. (GNS)