Surrender policy: SC seeks J&K,Centre response on plea

The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and the J&K government on a PIL,questioning the surrender and rehabilitation policy

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: April 27, 2013 1:45:33 am

The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and the J&K government on a PIL,questioning the surrender and rehabilitation policy for terrorists in the state.

Admitting a petition by the Panthers Party,a Bench led by Justice R M Lodha sought response from the governments over the averments that people with Pakistani passports were being illegally allowed to enter Indian territory from Nepal by using fake I-card issued by the J&K government.

The plea referred to the controversial case of suspected Hizbul militant Liyaqat Shah,arrested from Nepal border by the Delhi Police in March for allegedly conspiring to carry out terror attacks in Delhi: “The state government,not deterred by public opinion or queries of this court,dares to import Pak nationals holding Pak nationality via Nepal. The conspiracy was exploded when Liyaqat Shah entered Indian territory from Nepal border and was arrested by Delhi police on March 17.”

Liyaqat in 5-day NIA custody

NEW DELHI: Liyaqat Shah was on Friday remanded in five-day custody of the National Investigation Agency by a special NIA court in Delhi for investigation into a case registered against him by the Delhi Police Special Cell for an alleged conspiracy to commit terror attacks in the Capital. ENS

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