Srinagar: A Baramulla Court on Friday extended the judicial remand of incarcerated pro-freedom leader, Masarat Alam Bhat till April 17, in an FIR lodged against him when he was in jail, sources said.
Hurriyat Conference (G) leader and Muslim League Chairman, Masarat is undergoing imprisonment since October 2010, after he spearheaded the then people’s uprising.
As per Muslim League sources, the Court extended Masarat’s remand in a case filed against him when he was lodged in a jail outside the valley.
Masarat has been booked in a case FIR NO. 258/2016 registered in police station Baramulla.
Pertinently, Masarat is lodged in district jail Baramulla ever since his Public Safety Act (PSA) was quashed by the State High Court last year.