Jammu & Kashmir High Court orders ₹2 lakh compensation for illegal preventive detention of man

The Court berated the district magistrate for resorting to exercise of jurisdiction under the Jammu & Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978 "as a matter of plaything".
Illegal Detention
Illegal Detention

The High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh recently quashed the preventive detention of a 22-year-old man and awarded him compensation of ₹2 lakh (Aftab Hussain Dar v. Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir)

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