Thursday, February 2, 2017

265 still in custody : Govt.

257 PSA detenues released, 265 still in custody: Govt Published at February 2, 2017 01:00:05 0Comment(s) 50 views   Syed Amjad Shah Jammu: State Government has released 257 Public Safety Act (PSA) detenues from the police custody, while 265 are still under detention in Kashmir. In a written reply to the question of NC MLC Qaiser Jamshed Lone, Government informed the Upper House that the police had detained as many as 522 persons under PSA in Kashmir during the unrest. “Out of 522 total numbers of detained persons, Government has released 257 persons and 265 are still under detention,” replied Government. Home Department’s written reply further said that the police have registered atleast 2655 cases in Kashmir unrest till January 21, 2017. However, they did not disclose details about the detenues in view of security to them and their families.

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