SC issues notice to J&K on Mehbooba Mufti’s detention plea


New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued notice to J&K on plea challenging ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti’s detention under the Public Safety Act(PSA).

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra also asked Iltija Mufti, daughter of the PDP chief, to give an undertaking stating that she has not filed any other petition before other judicial forum, including the high court.

ltija had filed a habeas corpus (bring the person) petition in the apex court challenging the government’s order issued on February 5 for invoking the Public Safety Act (PSA) provision against Mehbooba Mufti to keep her in detention. The bench has now posted the plea for hearing on March 18.



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