HC scraps PSA detentions of 8 persons

The High Court has quashed detentions of eight persons who were booked under Public Safety Act (PSA).
HC scraps PSA detentions of 8 persons

The High Court has quashed detentions of eight persons who were booked under Public Safety Act (PSA). The court ordered the government to release forthwith the detainees from the preventive custody if they are not involved in other offences.      

Different benches of High Court quashed the detention orders after hearing advocate Shafaqat Nazir on behalf the detainees and the state government through its counsel.    The detainees whose detention orders have been quashed are  Ikhlas Ahmad Sheikh, Son of Ghulam Hassan sheikh of Edipora Bomai Baramulla; Ishfaq Ahmad Rather, son of  Muhammad Ahsan Rather of Hajin Bandipora; Abdul Majeed Lone, son of  Abdul Razak Lone of Logripora Bomai Baramulla;  Abdul Rahim Rather, son of Muhammad Ramzan Rather of  Khahipora Qazibad Kupwara;  Muhammad Shafi Mir, son of Abdul Gaffer Mir of Sopornaghama Kupwara, and Zahoor Ahmad Lone, son of Muhammad Shaban Lone of Palhallan Pattan Baramulla.

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