J&K

Govt orders prosecution of 7 Hurriyat affiliates for protesting Masarat Alam’s PSA detention

Srinagar, June 15: The government has accorded sanction for prosecution seven Hurriyat Conference persons in Hajin Bandipora for protesting in 2015 against the detention under PSA of Massarat Alam, chairman Muslim League. Masarat Alam has been detained and booked under the PSA following the 2010 unrest that leftover 100 people dead in the Kashmir. On […]

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PSA being misused by authorities: Amnesty

Srinagar: Amnesty International India Wednesday said that the Public Safety Act (PSA) is being ‘misused’ by the authorities to detain people without trail. The human rights group said that the state government has failed to frame any rules or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to be followed by the concerned authorities. Amnesty said this in a […]

J&K

Three including former militant detained under PSA in Kishtwar

Jammu: Police on Tuesday detained three people, including an ex-militant in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir under Public Safety Act for alleged involvement in several criminal activities. “Three notorious people involved in various criminal activities like drug peddling, bovine smuggling and Hawala money trading detained under Public Safety Act in Kishtwar District,” a police […]