The extension of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s custody on Tuesday evoked a pointy response from her political rival Omar Abdullah of teh nationwide Convention who mentioned it was an unbelievably merciless and retrograde determination.
“Unbelievably merciless & retrograde determination to increase @MehboobaMufti’s detention. Nothing she has finished or mentioned in any means justifies the way in which the Indian state has handled her & the others detained,” he tweeted.
Unbelievably merciless & retrograde determination to increase @MehboobaMufti’s detention. Nothing she has finished or mentioned in any means justifies the way in which the Indian state has handled her & the others detained. https://t.co/tyxXC9NFuL
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) Might 5, 2020
“For a authorities that’s making tall claims about normality in J&Okay the previous couple of days coupled with the extension of Ms Mufti’s detention is proof sufficient that Modi ji has single handedly pushed J&Okay again a long time,” he mentioned in one other tweet.
The federal government late Tuesday night prolonged Mufti’s detention by three months beneath the Public Security Act hours earlier than her confinement was to finish, officers mentioned.
Srinagar’s district Justice of the Peace handed over the order for her prolonged custody at her residence.
Mufti who heads the Peoples’ Democratic Celebration was initially detained together with a number of different leaders together with two former CMS – Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah on August 5 final 12 months when the Centre abrogated particular standing of the erstwhile state.
She has already spent eight months in detention. Farooq and Omar Abdullah have been launched in March.
Sources mentioned the federal government additionally prolonged the detention of Nationwide Convention common secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar and PDP Chief Sartaaj Madni by three months beneath PSA. They’ve additionally bene beneath detention since August 5 2019.