Shopian man booked under fresh PSA, shifted to Kot Bhalwal jail

Srinagar: A man from Shopian in south Kashmir has been shifted to Kot Bhalwal Jail Jammu after he was slapped with a fresh Public Safety Act (PSA) by the district administration, officials said on Saturday.

They said that Ubaid Rashid Mir, a resident of Bun Bazar Shopian was today morning shifted to Kot Bhalwal Jail. According to officials, he was booked under the fresh PSA yesterday.

A police officer also confirmed the slapping of the PSA and said that the several cases stand registered against the youth which includes FIR 162/2016, FIR 167/2016, FIR 267/2016 and FIR 249/2016 under section 147, 148, 149, 353, 307 RPC.

Ubaid, according to the officer was arrested on 06 February 2018 and was accordingly booked under the PSA one after the other.

Meanwhile, the family of the youth appealed the authorities to release him.

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