Father, son booked under PSA in Bandipora

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Srinagar: The authorities in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district Friday booked father and son under controversial Public Safety Act (PSA). They have been shifted to Kot Balwal jail.

According to KNS correspondent, the father-son duo of Hajin were arrested by police a few days back.

They were identified as Ali Muhammad Dar, son of Muhammad Maqbool Dar and his son Showkat Ahmad Dar.

Dar, a retired teacher is a Hurriyat activist and also an Imam in local Masjid. He was earlier arrested for allegedly ‘instigating violence’ while his son, Showkat Ahmad has been booked over the charges of stone-pelting.

According to KNS correspondent, sources said that the father-son duo was arrested a few days at separate places.

“Dar was arrested when he was coming out from the local Masjid and his son was arrested on way to Srinagar a few days back,” said locals. (KNS)

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