The Jammu and Kashmir administration has detained a journalist, Sajad Gul, beneath the Public Security Act, a day after a courtroom granted him bail in reference to a police case that accused him of felony conspiracy.
Below the PSA, an individual might be detained for a interval of three to six months with out trial. In a lot of the circumstances, the PSA is repeatedly used towards a detainee to place him in jail for prolonged interval.
Officers say the journalist has been shifted to Kot Balwal Jail in Jammu.
Sajad Gul was working with a information portal and arrested by police for allegedly “spreading disinformation by way of pretend tweets concerning the latest anti-terrorist operation”.
The police have accused him of importing objectionable movies with anti-national slogans.
“His total actions are prejudicial to the sovereignty, integrity and unity of India,” stated the police.
Yesterday, a Justice of the Peace granted him bail, however the police refused to launch him and he was subsequently detained beneath the PSA.
In keeping with the lawyer of detained journalist, police filed a case beneath try and homicide costs towards the journalist after he was given bail in one other case.
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