India-controlled Kashmir/India: High Court quashes PSA detention of advocate Babar

November 18, 2016

High Court quashes PSA detention of advocate Babar

A bench of Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar while quashing detention order against the detainee issued by District Magistrate Doda, directed the government to release Babar forthwith from preventive detention.

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed detention of Advocate Hassan Babar, a leader of Anjuman-e-Islamia and a human rights activist of Jammu’s Doda district. Babar was arrested by police and was booked under Public Safety Act on August 14 this year.

A bench of Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar while quashing detention order against the detainee issued by District Magistrate Doda, directed the government to release Babar forthwith from preventive detention.

In the detention order, District Magistrate Doda had directed Babar’s detention in Central Jail, Kote Bhalwal Jammu for the period determined by the advisory board. The detainee’s wife had approached the court, challenging the detention order.

http://m.greaterkashmir.com/news/kashmir/high-court-quashes-psa-detention-of-advocate-babar/233816.html

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