Srinagar: Days after Union Home Minister assured to review the cases of detainees booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA), four people on Monday were booked under the PSA in Kupwara district of North Kashmir and shifted to Jammu jail.
Sources told KMW of India that four people hailing from various area of the frontier district today were booked under the PSA for their alleged involvement in pro-freedom demonstrations that rocked the district after the death of a Srinagar student Tufail Ahmad Matoo in police action on June 11.
The men booked under PSA have been identified as Farooq Ahmad, son of Ghulam Ahmad and Abdul Ahad, son of Ghuam Ahmad Malik, both residents of Malik Mohalla. Irshad Ahmad, son of Asadullah and Ghulam Mohammad, son of Ghulam Ahmad Payen, both residents of Dardsun.
Farooq was arrested on September 18 and a case Fir No 31/2010 under section 153 A, 148,188,336,436,332, 427 RPC was registered against him.
Abdul Ahad was arrested on September 19 and a case Fir No 124/2010 under section 153 A, 148,188,336,436,332, 427 RPC was registered against him.
All the four were shifted to Jammuâ€™s Kot Balwal jail amidst tight security.
Meanwhile another youth hailing from Srinagar city was also shifted to Kot Balwal Jail this morning.
Mohammad Aqib, son of Bilal Ahmad Shahdad of Soura who was charged with 7/25 Arms Act was shifted to Kot Balwal this morning, sources said.