HC asks for detention record of Sagar

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday directed state counsel to keep available detention record even it granted the administration three more weeks to file a response to the petition, challenging detention orders under Public Safety Act of Ali Muhammad Sagar, General Secretary of National Conference.
A single bench of Justice Sindhu Sharma granted three weeks’ time on seeking of the same by Senior Additional Advocate General B A Dar.
“Detention record be also kept available on the next date of hearing before the Bench,” the court said and posted the plea for further consideration on May 20.
The court on last date of hearing had sought report regarding its orders to the administration to consider Sagar’s release on “health grounds”.
The application filed by his son stated that Sagar is an old aged person and is suffering from hypertension and orthopaedic complications.
“The applicant (Sagar) has developed a severe cardio vascular ailment during his detention since August 6,” reads the application filed by his counsel Advocate Shuja-ul-Haq.


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