Farooq Abdullah meets incarcerated son Omar Abdullah

Farooq Abdullah & Omar Abdullah - National Conference
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SRINAGAR — National Conference patron Dr Farooq Abdullah met his incarcerated son Omar Abdullah at Hari Niwas Palace in Srinagar on Wednesday.

This was the second meet of Farooq Abdullah with his son after his release. He was accompanied by his wife Molly Abdullah and daughter Sofia Abdullah.

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Official sources said the 82-year-old leader had requested the Jammu and Kashmir authorities for permission to see his son for the second time in seven months and the same was granted, adding that the two were together for about an hour.

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Sources added that Omar met his family and interacted with them for more than an hour.

Omar Abdullah is facing detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) since August 05, when Government of India annulled the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Another former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and seven other politicians including Shah Faesal, Nayeem Akhtar, Sartaj Madni, Hilal Akbar Lone, Ali Muhammad Sagar are also facing detention under Public Safety Act.

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