Court Quashes Student’s PSA Detention

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed the detention of a north Kashmir youth under the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA).

According to the reports, the detention of Omar Akbar Mir of Brat Kalan Sopore, was quashed by the court on Friday, nearly two years after he was arrested on charges of stone pelting in 2019 and simultaneously booked under the PSA.

Justice Vinod Chatterji after hearing the arguments of Advocate Bashir Ahmed Tak, who represented Omar quashed his detention under PSA and directed authorities to release him from Baderwah Jail,

Last year in September, the Court had allowed the detenue to appear in the examination under police custody. (KNT)

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