Farooq Abdullah’s detention extended by 3 months

SRINAGAR: The detention of

Farooq Abdullah

, a few-expression main minister of erstwhile condition of Jammu and Kashmir, was extended on Saturday by three months. He would keep on to remain at his home that has been declared a sub-jail, officers mentioned listed here.

Abdullah, a 5-time Parliamentarian, has been below detention given that August 5 when the Centre abrogated

distinctive standing of Jammu and Kashmir

and bifurcated the point out.

The stringent

General public Safety Act

(PSA) was initially slapped in opposition to him on September seventeen, hours prior to the Supreme Court was to listen to a petition by MDMK leader Vaiko who claimed that the NC leader was detained illegally.

The Nationwide Convention chairman has been booked beneath the ‘public order’ provision of the PSA which makes it possible for that a particular person can be held inside of jail from a few to six months without the need of a trial, the officials explained.