Rights group says PSA against Masarat ‘continued violation of rule of law’

Rights group says PSA against Masarat ‘continued violation of rule of law’

Srinagar: A human rights group on Thursday condemned the slapping of 36th Public Safety Act (PSA) against Hurriyat Conference (G) secretary general (III), Masarat Alam. “The revolving-door-detention, where a person is booked under new detention order illegally irrespective of the earlier order being quashed by the High Court is a feature of Jammu and Kashmir,” […]

Police excavate 18-year-old case against Masarat Alam

Police excavate 18-year-old case against Masarat Alam

Srinagar: The 36th detention order of senior resistance leader Masarat Alam Bhat under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) mentions charges registered against him in the years 1999 and 2000. The police sent the charges in a dossier to district commissioner Kupwara on November 13, and he signed a fresh PSA detention order the next […]

36th PSA slapped on Masarat, sent back to Kot Balwal Jail

36th PSA slapped on Masarat, sent back to Kot Balwal Jail

Srinagar: The Deputy Commissioner Kupwara signed on Wednesday evening the 36th detention order under Public Safety Act (PSA) of J&K Muslim League (ML) chief and resistance leader Masarat Alam, who was sent back to Kot Balwal Jail in Jammu, where he has been imprisoned for the past two years, late on Wednesday night. Masarat is […]

Masarat sent to two days’ police remand

Masarat sent to two days’ police remand

Handwara: A court here on Monday sent incarcerated J&K Muslim League chairman and Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference secretary general Masarat Alam to a two-day police remand. A Muslim League spokesperson told Kashmir Reader that Alam was presented before the court on Monday by a police party from Handwara police station, where he has been […]

Masarat Alam lodged at Handwara police station

Masarat Alam lodged at Handwara police station

Srinagar: The police have lodged J&K Muslim League chairman and Hurriyat Conference (Geelani) secretary-general III, Masarat Alam Bhat, at Handwara police station, on charges registered against him at police station Kralgund in an FIR in 2015. “FIR number 30/2015 is registered against Masarat in Police Station Kralgund under sections 13 ULA, 148, 147, 124 RPC,” […]

Alam’s re-arrests against international covenants: Bar

Alam’s re-arrests against international covenants: Bar

SRINAGAR: J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar, Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Masarat Alam Bhat, and taking him to an unknown place after his 35th order of detention was quashed recently by the High Court. The Bar termed the re-arrest as “ruthless, barbaric and a glaring and perpetual violation of his human rights”. Stating that […]

Masarat Alam rearrested

Masarat Alam rearrested

Srinagar: Police on Saturday evening rearrested resistance leader Masarat Alam from Jammu without assigning any reason, his party said. Alam had just been released from Kotbalwal jail, when a posse of J&K Police arrived and whisked away the 48-year-old. “The family members of Masarat Alam submitted the court’s order quashing his detention to the jail […]

Masarat Alam presented in Srinagar court

Masarat Alam presented in Srinagar court

Srinagar: Muslim League chairman and general secretary of the Hurriyat led by Syed Ali Geelani, Masarat Alam Bhat, was produced on Wednesday before the Forest Court, Srinagar, in 2006 case. Advocate Shabir Ahmed Bhat, who represents the Muslim League chairman, submitted before court that Alam should be shifted from Jammu jail to Srinagar as his […]

Masarat Alam presented in court

Masarat Alam presented in court

Srinagar: Senior resistance leader and chairman of the Muslim League Masarat Alam was presented on Tuesday before a Srinagar court in a case registered against him in 2010. Masarat, whose Muslim League is a constituent of the Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference, was brought from Kot Bhalwal Jail, Jammu, to Srinagar Monday night and lodged […]