HC quashes Alam’s 35th PSA, orders his release


Srinagar: State High Court on Friday quashed Public Safety Act (PSA) of incarcerated Hurriyat (G) leader and Muslim League chairman, Masarat Alam Bhat.

Sources said that the court of Justice Alok Araday agreed with the arguments put forth by senior advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom and quashes the PSA of Masarat.

Pertinently, it was 35th PSA against Masarat quashed by the high court.

Masarat, was arrested in October 2010 after he spearheaded then uprising by issuing protest calendars.

High court has quashed one after another PSA’a against Alam however, authorities do not release the incarcerated leader, a Muslim League spokesman said.

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