High court quashes PSA detention of 2 persons

 J&K High Court, Srinagar
J&K High Court, SrinagarMubashir Khan/GK File

Srinagar: The High court of J&K and ladakh has ordered the immediate release of two persons while quashing their detention under Public Safety Act ( PSA).

Allowing their separately filed habeas corpus petitions, a bench of justice Sanjay Dhar directed the government to release from preventive custody forthwith Farooq Ahmad Chopan of Chopan Mohalla Seer Jagir Tehsil Aripal District Pulwama and Ishtiyaq Azam Bhat of Harwan Sopore Tehsil Bomai Zaingeer District Baramulla, if they were not required in connection with any other case. 

Chopan was booked under PSA by virtue of an order passed by District Magistrate, Pulwama on 30 October 2021 while Bhat was taken into preventive custody in terms of an order dated 09.11.2021, issued by District Magistrate, Baramulla.

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