JK News Today
Jammu, December 29
Senior separatist leader Masrat Alam was released from Kathua jail on Thursday, with police re-arresting him in another out of numerous PSA cases against him.
The orders for his release were issued by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday .
It is his release for a second time since 2010 when he was arrested following a massive unrest was taking place in Kashmir . He was kept under preventive custody but was released on March 7, 2015 within a weeks’ time after Mufti Mohammad Sayeed returned to power on March 1 , 2015 with the support of BJP.
Masarat was re-arrested on April 18, 2015 and PSA was slapped on him when he led a Pakistan flag waving welcome to Syed Ali Shah Geelani , senior most separatist leader of Kashmir who is fighting for “ Kashmir’s accession to Pakistan.”
Reports said that he was released few hours ago from Kathua jail from where his relatives joined him to be escorted in a police vehicle.
He was soon re-arrested the police sources said. Other details are awaited