Mian Abdul Qayoom to be released from detention immediately: Centre tells Supreme Court

Qayoom's detention was set to expire on August 6 and was decided not to be extended. Supreme Court had earlier asked Centre to "show some grace" and release him immediately.
Mian Abdul Qayoom to be released from detention immediately: Centre tells Supreme Court
Mian Abdul Qayoom has been under detention since August 2019 and moved Supreme Court challenging his detention

The Supreme Court was told by the Central government today that Jammu & Kashmir High Court Bar Association President Mian Abdul Qayoom will be released on bail immediately.

The Court had earlier asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Jammu & Kashmir government, to take instructions on Qayoom's release on bail.

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