Maqbool Bhat’s brother among 3 slapped PSA, shifted to Kathua Jail


Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat’s brother and two others have been slapped with Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted to Kathua district jail.

Official sources have told news gathering ageny GNS that JKLF founder’s Zahoor Ahmad Bhat of Tregham was picked up by the cops of Nowhatta police station and slapped with PSA by the district magistrate Srinagar vide 86-91/2018. Similarly, Javed Ahmad Munshi alias Bilal Papa, son of Ghulam Mohammad, of Gousia Colony, Chanpora at present Ishbar Colony Nishat was arrested early this month and later booked under PSA by the district magistrate Srinagar under number DMS/PSA/14/2018/Sgr.

In another similar incident, Asif Mushtaq Baba son of Mushtaq Ahmad Baba of Gamander Pantha Chowk was arrested few days back by police station Pantha Chowk and was also booked under PSA by the district magistrate Srinagar under number DMS/PSA/16/2018/Sgr.

All the three persons were shifted to Kathua district Jail.

Meanwhile, official sources said that the dossier of Manzoor Ahmad Khan, son of Ghulam of Batamaloo, who was arrested last week, has recommended booking him under PSA.

Similarly, official sources said that two persons namely Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat and Showkat Ahmad Lone who were arrested on August 16 by police station Tral in connection with an FIR number 57/2018 under section 105 Explosive Sub Act, 147, 148, 149, 120 RPC.

The duo were shifted to Kathua jail for further lodgment, they said. (GNS)

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