HC quashes Aasiya’s PSA detention
D A RASHID
Srinagar, Aug 25: The High Court on Thursday quashed the detention orders of thirteen detainees, including Dukhtaran-e-Milat Chairperson Aasiya Andrabi, booked under the provisions of Public Safety Act.
The judgments were reserved by the Court earlier and were pronounced today.
While the Court quashed the detention order of Aasiya on Thursday, the state was directed to file objections within two weeks in the petition seeking Rs 50 lakh as compensation for her.
Senior counsel, Mian Abdul Qayoom on behalf of Bar Council had pleaded in the Court earlier that Aasiya’s health was deteriorating on account of multiple problems and had demanded Rs 50 lakh as compensation from the state.
The state was represented by the government Adocates, G A Kawoos, N H Shah, Shah Aamir and M A Thakur.
The other detainees; whose detention orders were quashed are: Irshad Ahmad Malik son of Muhammad Amin Malik of Barat Doda, Tausif Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Jabbar of Darzipora Kupwara, Mehrajudin Gojri son of Ghulam Qadir Gojri of Ghat Mohalla Hajan Sonawari, Abdual Ahad Rather son of Mansoor Ahmad Rather of Takipora Lolab, Sheikh Altaf Rehman son of Muhammad Yousf Sheikh of Iqbal Nager Sopore, Masood Ahmad Hakeem son of Muhammad Shafi of New Qazibag K P Road is Islamabad (Anantnag), Bilal Ahmad Hajam son of Farooq Ahmad Hajam of Banpora Nowgam Budgam, Muhammad Abdullah Gojri son of Abdul Sattar Gojri of Chekharwan Sopore, Manzoor Ahmad Lone son of Muhammad Maqbool Lone of Razloogund Kulgam, Muhammad Farooq Deeded son of Mian Deeded of Kalakote, Qasim Jan wife of Muhammad Bashir Deeded of Godai Tehsil Baki, Mushtaq Ahmad Nalband son of Ghulam Rasool Nalband of Chattabal.
The petitioners were represented by Mir Shafqat Hussain, G N Shaheen, B A Tak and Muhammad Ashraf Bhat on behalf of Bar Council.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 25 Aug 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 25 Aug 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 26 Aug 2011 00:00:00 IST
- MORE FROM KASHMIR
- Mushtaq Shah of Bohri Kadal passes away in Rawalpindi
- Man killed in road mishap
- Ensure timber distribution among consumers: Shabir to DFO’s
- PHE supplying contaminated water to B'pora villages; residents aghast
- Family contests police claims of suicide
- Guv, CM greet people on Jumat-ul-Vida
- Nayeem welcomes release of pro-freedom leaders
- Kashmir University organizes Husn-e-Qirat competition
- Urdu Naatiya Mushaira held
- Pattan college organizes Na’at, Qirat contest
- Respect human rights: ADGP to cops
- ‘Expedite investigations in weapon theft case’
- HC quashes Aasiya’s PSA detention
Rawalpindi, Aug 25: Mushtaq Ahmed Shah, a Kashmiri migrant hailing from Bohri Kadal area of Srinagar passed away here on Wednesday. Shah alias Ashfaq Kashmiri was suffering from cancer and was undergoing More
- Srinagar City
Construction of dog pounds hits roadblock
Srinagar, Aug 25: Efforts to check the dog menace in the City has received a major jolt as residents of Khimber village in Ganderbal district have forced the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) to suspend More
SURANKOTE FAKE ENCOUNTER
Poonch, Aug 25: In a new twist to the Surankote fake encounter case, the police have sought permission from the district administration for exhumation of the victim’s body for collecting fresh DNA samples More
- South Asia
NISAR AHMED THOKAR
Islamabad, Aug 25: The former Prime Minister and central leader of Pakistan Peoples’ Party Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan on Thursday took oath as the 22nd president of Pakistani administered Kashmir (PaK More
Tripoli, Aug 25: Rebels battled pro-Muammar Gaddafi forces today in Libya's east and faced stubborn resistance in the capital while the opposition moved to assert control over the oil-rich country even More