PSA Invoked Against ‘Islamic Rage Boy’

SRINAGAR: Ahead of polls in Kashmir Valley, the authorities have invoked the Public Safety Act, against Kashmiri youth Shakeel Ahmed Bhat, who attained global fame after his photos were labled by Western Media as that of  ‘Islamic Rage Boy’.

Bhat  was only released by authorities in May this year from Srinagar Central Jail.

Shakeel Ahmed Bhat resident of Malik Angan Fateh Kadal Srinagar was languishing in jail from past six years. He was arrested in 2008 on the charges of organizing protests against police while authorities had slapped PSA’s on him seventeen times so far.

Bhat was recently arrested and lodged at Maharajganj Police Station in Srinagar. “Soon after invoking PSA on him, Shakeel was shifted to Udhampur jail,” reports said adding that it is the first PSA that authorities have invoked on any Kashmiri youth before the onset of Assembly elections in the State.

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