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