Detaining authority's subjective satisfaction not open to objective assessment by Court: HC dismisses plea against PSA detention of J&K Bar Association President

"A Court is not a proper forum to scrutinise the merits of administrative decision to detain a person. The Court cannot substitute its own satisfaction for that of the authority concerned", the High Court said.
Detaining authority's subjective satisfaction not open to objective assessment by Court: HC dismisses plea against PSA detention of J&K Bar Association President

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday dismissed a plea challenging the detention of Mian Abdul Qayoom, the President of J&K High Court Bar Association under the J&K Public Safety Act (PSA), 1978.

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