Waheed Parra shifted to Kot Bhalwal jail from Srinagar

Srinagar, June 18 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth President, Waheed Parra, who is facing detention under black law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) was shifted from Srinagar Central Jail to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.

Waheed Parra was shifted to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu from Srinagar Central Jail on Friday, an official told media men.

Waheed Parra was detained in November last year by India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA). On January 10, this year, a special court granted bail to him in the NIA case, saying that the “offences, particularly falling under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), are not prima facie made out”.

A few hours after his release (on bail), he was arrested and detained by the Counter- Intelligence wing of Indian police in the occupied territory (CIK) under a different fake charge related to providing financial support to freedom struggle.

On 11 January 2021, he was formally charged and transferred to Srinagar under the custody of CIK. He appeared before court with a lawyer for a bail hearing. Bail was denied and he remains in remand.