SC issues notice to J&K on plea against Omar Abdullah’s detention under PSA

The issued a notice to the administration on Friday on a plea filed by Sara Abdullah Pilot difficult the detention of her brother and former J&Okay Chief Minister, under the Public Safety Act.

A bench, comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Indira Banerjee, mentioned it might hear on March 2 the plea difficult Abdullah’s detention. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal appeared for Pilot within the apex court docket.

Pilot had approached the highest court docket on Monday difficult her brother’s detention under the Public Safety Act, saying the detention order was “manifestly illegal” and there was no query of him being a “threat to the maintenance of public order”.

The Court has given the administration time until March 2 to file a reply.

Sara Abdullah Pilot mentioned, “We were hopeful that as this is a habeas corpus case, the relief would be sooner. But we have full faith in the justice system. We’re here because we want that all Kashmiris should have the same rights as all citizen of India & we’re waiting for that day.”

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