Detention order illegal if authority fails to give relevant material to detenue: Jammu & Kashmir High Court

"It is only after the detenu is supplied all the material relied upon by the detaining authority that he can make an effective representation to the detaining authority," the Court explained.
High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar
High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar

The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh recently ruled that a failure by the detaining authority to supply the detenue with the material forming the basis for detention would render a preventive detention order illegal [Umar Nazir Malik V/S UT of J&K and another].

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