PDP leader Waheed Parra influential person, won election even when in jail; could influence witnesses: Special NIA Court rejects bail plea

It is settled position of law that if personal liberty of the accused and security of the state are pitted against each other it is the security of the state which shall prevail, the Court said.
NIA and Waheed Parra
NIA and Waheed Parra

If personal liberty of an individual is pitted against considerations of security of State, the latter will prevail, a Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court at Srinagar said on Tuesday rejecting the bail application of PDP leader Waheed Parra in relation to offences under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) [Waheed-Ur-Rehman Parra v. Union Territory of J&K].

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