Tral shuts against booking of shopkeeper under PSA

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A complete shutdown is being observed in Tral township of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district to protest booking of a local shopkeeper under Public Safety Act (PSA).

A shopkeeper Hilal Ahmad Dhobi s/o Ghulam Mohudin Dhobi of Hamdania Bazar Tral was slapped with PSA on Monday and was sent to Jammu jail.

As a mark of protest, shops and business establishments in Tral remained closed while as skeletal movement of transport is visible on roads.

Traders fraternity in Tral has appealed to the government to release Hilal, who as per family and traders fraternity is ‘innocent’. (With inputs from CNS)

 

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