Preventive detention order executed after unexplained delay is unsustainable in law: Jammu & Kashmir High Court

The Court made the observation while setting aside a preventive detention order that was issued on April 8, 2022, but executed only on March 14, 2023, after an unexplained delay of eleven months.
High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar
High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar

The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh recently ruled that an unsatisfactory and unexplained delay in executing a preventive detention order renders it unsustainable in law [Owais Syed Khan V/S UT of J&K & Ors.].

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