Maqbool Bhat’s brother again booked under Public Safety Act

Srinagar: The Government on Wednesday slapped fresh Public Safety Act, third in row, against Zahoor Ahmad Bhat of Trehgam. Zahoor is younger brother of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front founder Muhammad Maqbool Bhat.

Official sources told that Zahoor, a resident of Trehgam village was brought from Rajasthan jail in 12 February last month and since then was lodged in Sub-Jail Kupwara.

“Today PSA was recommended against Zahoor vide government order No-03/DMK/PSA of 2020 for anti-national, subversive actives and instigating violence,” officials said.

This is the third PSA slapped against Zahoor in last two years.

After slapping fresh PSA, the authorities shifted Zahoor to Keribal jail in Mattan area of Anantnag district of south Kashmir. (GNS)

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