Hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam was re-arrested on Tuesday soon after his release from high security Kotbalwal jail in Jammu, where he was lodged since April 17 for waving Pakistani flags and chanting anti-national slogans during a separatist rally in Srinagar.
Ignoring the opposition from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Mufti Mohd Sayeed government in Jammu Kashmir, Saturday, released chief of Muslim league and senior Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam from Baramulla jail.
Amnesty International on Monday
demanded repeal of Public Safety Act(PSA) in J&K, alleging it had been used as a "revolving door" to
detain up to 20,000 people without trial since the start of
militancy two decades ago.