Tribune News Service
Srinagar, July 31
Jammu and Kashmir administration has prolonged former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s detention underneath the draconian Public Safety Act by three extra months, sources stated.
The improvement comes on a day when JKPC chief Sajad Lone and 50-odd mainstream leaders had been launched from residence detention in Srinagar.
The leaders had been detained when the central authorities determined to learn down Article 370 and 35-A of the Indian Constitution on August 5 final yr.
Lone tweeted about his launch later within the day.
“Finally five days short of a year, I have been officially informed that I am a free man. So much has changed. So have I. Jail was not a new experience. Earlier ones were harsh with usual doses of physical torture. But this was psychologically draining. Much to share hopefully soon,” his tweet stated.
His get together too tweeted: “J&K Peoples Conference Chairman Sajad Gani Lone has been officially released after completing 360 days in detention.” Lone, a former MLA from Handwara, was initially detained on the SKICC in Srinagar earlier than he was moved to the MLAs hostel together with different arrested leaders, and was ultimately detained at his residence.
Many mainstream leaders who had been detained final yr have since been launched, together with former Chief Ministers Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah.
Peoples Democratic Party chief Mufti was charged underneath the draconian Public Safety Act together with former chief ministers Farooq and Omar Abdullah.
— With IANS