Published By Shivam Bhatt | NavbharatTimes.com | Updated:
- Sister Sara Pilot’s petition in Supreme Court against Omar Abdullah’s custody
- Supreme Court seeks notice on the petition by issuing notice to Jammu and Kashmir administration
- Court asks the administration to reply by March 2, Omar might be in custody for the time being
- PSA has been imposed by the administration on Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Farooq Abdullah
The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Jammu and Kashmir administration in reference to the detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference chief Omar Abdullah. Abdullah’s sister Sarah Abdullah Pilot challenged the custody of her brother Omar Abdullah under the Public Safety Act (PSA).
The court has requested the Jammu and Kashmir administration to file its reply by 2 March. Sara Abdullah, nevertheless, requested a fast verdict on the case, which the court didn’t settle for. In this manner, Omar Abdullah will stay in custody until March 2.
Explain that the authorities has tightened and tightened the former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti. The administration imposed Public Safety Act (PSA) on each these leaders. The two leaders have been under home arrest ever since Article 370 was eliminated from Jammu and Kashmir in August final 12 months. Omar’s father and National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah is already closed under the PSA.
What is Public Safety Act?
The Public Safety Act (PSA) may be imposed on those that are thought of a menace to safety and peace. Sheikh Abdullah enacted this regulation in 1978. It was amended in 2010, under which one may be stored in jail for not less than 6 months with out trial. If the state authorities needs, this era can be prolonged to two years.
(With inputs from ANI)