Danish, who has been arrested on charges of being an over ground worker and stone hurling, has been shifted to Jammu jail, his family in the district’s Drabgam said. Danish is the son of Sameer Tiger’s paternal uncle. They told that he had joined militants in January this year, but had returned after his mother requested him to return.
“We had arrested him and released him after counseling, but since his return Danish has been leading stone hurling protests and was also aiding militants,”Chowdhary said.
The Public Safety Act, which allows detention up to two years without trail, has described as a ‘lawless law by the human rights groups’.
The superintendent of police said 20-year old Faisal Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Karimabad village has also been charged with aiding militants and has been shifted to a jail in Jammu.
“We recovered a grenade from him,” Chowdhary said The officer told that 21 yr old Hilal Ahmad Ahanger, who is from Prichoo, has also been booked for stone pelting and shifted to a Jammu jail.