Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti released

Mehbooba Mufti
Mehbooba Mufti

SRINAGAR — PDP president, Mehbooba Mufti has been released after nearly 14 months of detention, government said on Tuesday.

“Ms. Mehbooba Mufti being released,” Rohit Kansal, government spokesman said in a tweet.

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Sources said that the government revoked her PSA detention order of February 5 which was extended by three months on 31-07-2020.

Mehbooba was among hundreds of people detained in 2019 to prevent protests against the Government of India’s move to divest J&K of its special status through the nullification of the Constitution’s Article 370 and to divide the erstwhile State into two Union territories.

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