IOK HR body seeks report on Maulana Veeri’s PSA » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, March 29 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has issued notice to Commissioner Secretary, Home Department, and Director General of Police (DGP), with respect to a petition seeking shifting of Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadith Vice President, Maulana Mushtaq Ahmed Veeri from Kathua to Srinagar.

The Commission member, Dilshada Shaheen, issued the notice to the officers to respond to the contentions of a petition that the religious scholar has been detained illegally under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), and has been shifted to Kathua Jail in Jammu.

The petition moved by human rights activist, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, pleaded that Mushtaq Veeri, a known religious scholar, has been detained without any justification and by doing so the authorities have violated basic human values and rights guaranteed under the Constitution. The petitioner pleaded that Maulana Veeri be shifted from Kathua to Srinagar and justice be delivered to him.

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