Public Safety Act

Detained separatist leader Ashraf Sehrai dies in Jammu hospital

Sehrai, 77, a close confidant of hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, was incarcerated at the district jail in Udhampur.

published on : 5th May 2021

Detention of Omar Abdullah under PSA: SC to hear former J&K CM's sister's plea on March 5

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta filed the response on behalf of the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sara Abdullah Pilot's plea before a bench of justices Arun Mishra and Indira Banerjee.

published on : 2nd March 2020

Mehbooba Mufti communicated with daughter Iltija via tiffin box

Mehbooba and NC leader Omar Abdullah were on Thursday booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA).

published on : 8th February 2020

Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act, can be held sans trial for 2 years

The PSA allows detention of any individual for up to two years without a trial. Ironically, the law was first promulgated during Sheikh Abdullah's tenure, father of Farooq Abdullah.

published on : 16th September 2019