HC allows Geelani’s petition
Srinagar, Apr 30: The High Court on Monday allowed a writ petition filed by Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani seeking quashment of the proceedings against him in Sessions Court Kupwara.
A bench of High Court quashed the proceedings against Geelani after his counsel, Mian Abdul Qayoom argued before the Court that the proceedings are against the provisions of law.
An FIR was lodged in Police Station Kupwara against Syed Ali Geelani, Ashraf Sehrai and late Dr Ghulam Qadir Wani for organizing a public rally at Iqbal Park Handwara in nineties and allegedly delivering speeches challenging the accession of Kashmir with India.
The police had filed the chargesheet against the trio in a Kupwara Trial Court.
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