IIOJK High Court quashes PSA against carpenter

Srinagar, April 29 (KMS): The Indian illegally occupied Jammu Kashmir High Court has quashed the detention of a carpenter under the contentious black law, Public Safety Act (PSA).

The detention of Javaid Ahmed Mir, a resident of Gotapora Narbal Budgam was quashed by the court, nearly seven months after he was arrested on charges of alleged stone-pelting in October 2021 and simultaneously booked under the draconian law PSA.

Justice Vinod Chaterji Koul after hearing the arguments of Advocate Bashir Ahmed Tak, who represented the victim quashed his detention under the Public Safety Act and directed authorities to release him from Sub-Jail Kupwara where he is presently lodged.