22 August, 2019
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Former IAS officer has been detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA).
What is Public Safety Act in Jammu and Kashmir
Criticism of PSA
Human rights group are almost unanimous in their stand- PSA result wrongful detentions. Amensty International has been aggressively churning out reports on number of people detained over the past . Many innocent people become prey to politician because this act giver power to the ruling party.
According to the rights activist, Jammu and Kashmir uses PSA to keep people they can’t convict through proper legal channels locked up and out of the way.On the other side PSA has been criticized for denying citizen the right to fair trial and justice.
Source: The Hindu
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