Srinagar: Police have booked a youth under Public Safety Act (PSA) in south Kashmir and shifted him to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.
Official sources said that Aijaz Ahmad Wagay son of Ghulam Mohammad Wagay, a resident of Hardu Dalwan, Charisharief was shifted to Heranagar jail in Kathua in Jammu region last evening after he was arrested by police last week and booked under PSA vide order number DMB/19/2019 for his alleged role in pelting stones on the forces.
A police officer while confirmed it said that the youth was involved in creating law and order problems and was also involved in many stone hurling incidents and as such he was booked under PSA.
Family members, however, refuted the police claim that the youth was involved in stone pelting.
Pertinently, on March 21, two youth of the same village namely Murtaza Hussain son of Ghulam Hassan Laway and Hilal Ahmad Laway son of Abdul Ahad Laway were booked under PSA and lodged in Kot Bhalwal ail in Jammu. (GNS)