A court here on Monday extended the suspension of bail order to Muslim League chairman and senior Hurriyat (G) leader Masarat Alam Bhat till 10th March, 2017.
"Public prosecutor present for the applicant (State) while as no one present for the respondent. Order dated 21-02-2017 is extended till next date only, put up on 10-03-2017," reads the order by District Principal and Sessions Judge Bandipora.
Alam, who is presently detained at police station Sumbal, was granted bail by Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora in a case FIR no. 53/2015 under section 13 U.L P/S Sumbal on 21-02-2017.However, the state government challenged the bail order before the Sessions Judge Bandipora who had suspended its execution till February 27.
Alam was shifted to police station Sumbal on February 14. Earlier, he was lodged in district jail Baramulla since a Srinagar court sent him on remand.