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Explained: What is J&K Public Safety Act (PSA)?

Farooq Abdullah has been detained under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA). The Public Safety Act is often referred to as a "draconian" law.

Shah Faesal retracts plea against ‘illegal detention’ from Delhi HC

A bench of Justice Manmohan and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal allowed Faesal to withdraw his habeas corpus writ petition after his wife filed an affidavit in this regard.


Shah Faesal withdraws habeas corpus plea challenging detention from Delhi HC

Shah Faesal's wife told the Delhi High Court that she recently met him in custody and has received instructions to withdraw the plea.

Shah Faesal seeks copy of lookout circular

The J&K administration has said that Faesal is not in “unauthorised custody” and his “liberty has been curtailed in accordance with statutory provisions, and under an order passed by the competent authority”.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on Shah Faesal's plea to give him copy of look out circular

A bench of justices Manmohan and Sangeeta Dhingra Sehgal asked the Central government to file its response on or before September 2 and listed it for hearing on September 3 along with a habeas corpus petition filed on behalf of Faesal, challenging his detention.

J&K denies Shah Faesal held in illegal custody, opposes his study claim

The administration opposed Faesal’s “theory” that he wanted to travel to the US to complete a course in Masters in Public Administration.


Delhi HC to hear plea against Shah Faesal's detention on September 3

The bench listed the matter on September 3 as Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta was not available during the first half of the day as he was arguing in the Supreme Court.

Delhi HC seeks Centre, J-K stand on Shah Faesal’s plea against his detention

While seeking the court’s directions to the authorities to “immediately set him at liberty”, Faesal submitted that his life is at “risk”, and the “illegal detention amounts abduction”.

Shah Faesal files Habeas Corpus writ against detention, Delhi HC seeks Centre's response

Shah Faesal was prevented from boarding a flight from Delhi to Istanbul last week. He was later taken to Srinagar, held under the Public Safety Act (PSA) and placed under house arrest.

Shah Faesal shifted to detention centre in Srinagar's Centaur hotel

The former bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir had floated the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement party after resigning from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).