Something Has Happened To Shabir Shah in Tihar: Wife  

SRINAGAR — The wife of incarcerated Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDF) chairman, Shabir Ahmad Shah Saturday said something has happened in Tihar jail where her husband is imprisoned, saying nobody confirmed anything to her.

Dr. Bilquees Shah said following disturbing rumours rife all through the day, she went to Tihar Jail to see her husband but wasn’t allowed to meet him, saying that the officials there told her that it is Saturday that’s holiday in the jail, therefore she can’t meet her husband.

“I contacted my lawyer to get any information but he said that something has happened but doesn't have any confirmation,” Dr Bilquees was quoted as saying by local news agencies.

Dr Bilquees said when she personally went to DG Prisons office and tried to get permission to see her husband but she returned disappointed as there was negative response too.

Dr. Bilquees further said she was asked to meet PRO in this regard but he also expressed helplessness citing weekly off.

Shah's Bail Plea Deferred Till April 2

A Delhi court on Saturday deferred the hearing on the bail plea of separatist leader Shabir Shah, arrested in a decade-old money-laundering case, till April 2.

Shah’s bail plea came up for hearing before Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora.

The court had on February 18 sought response from the Enforcement Directorate on Shah’s bail plea.

The application was moved before the court on the ground of parity after the Delhi High Court recently granted bail to co-accused and alleged hawala dealer Mohammad Aslam Wani in the case.

The application submitted that the accused was wrongly and falsely implicated in the case, which was registered in 2007 for the alleged offence committed in 2005.

Shah was arrested on July 25, 2017, in the case in which the Special Cell of Delhi Police had also arrested Wani. It claimed that Rs 63 lakh was recovered from Wani, out of which Rs 52 lakh was allegedly to be delivered to Shah.

Shah is in judicial custody and lodged in Tihar Central Jail. PTI

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