IOK HC quashes PSA detention of shopkeeper



In occupied Kashmir, the High Court has quashed the illegal detention of a shopkeeper from Ganderbal district who was booked under black law, Public Safety Act.
A petition challenging the PSA detention of Mushtaq Ahmed Wani, 50, a shopkeeper hailing from Kurag area of Ganderbal, maintained that he was arrested on August 7, 2019. He was subsequently booked under the PSA on August 9, 2019. As per the orders of detention, Wani was ordered to be lodged in a jail in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.
In the petition filed by Mushtaq Wani through his lawyer advocate BA Tak, it was submitted as on the date of passing of the PSA detention order.—KMS

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