Govt revokes detention order of Farooq Abdullah under PSA

Srinagar, Mar 13 : The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday revoked the detention order of former chief minister Jammu and Kashmir and incumbent parliamentarian, Dr. Farooq Abdullah under Public Safety Act (PSA).

According to wire service–Kashmir News Observer (KNO), an order vide number Home/PB-V/702 of 2020, dated 13-03-2020 reads that the government revokes the detention order bearing number DMS/PSA/120/2020 dated 15-09-2019 issued by District Magistrate, Srinagar, extended for a period of three months vide government order number Home/PB-V/340 of 2019 dated 13-12-2019 and then extended for a further period of three months of Dr. Farooq Abdullah, son of Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah with immediate effect.

The order was issued by Principal Secretary to Government, Shaleen Kabra today.

Abdullah was detained in wake of the trashing of Article 370 last year on August 5 and was later booked under PSA.