Why Jammu & Kashmir High Court ordered J&K administration to pay ₹5 lakh compensation to lawyer

The Court said that the preventive detention of the lawyer was “an outcome of a preconceived mindset” and aimed to somehow keep him chained to jail bars even without any conviction in a criminal case.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court
Jammu and Kashmir High Court

The Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court recently ordered the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) administration to pay a compensation of ₹5 lakh to a lawyer kept under continuous preventive detention since 2019 [Advocate Ali Mohammad Lone alias Zahid vs Government of J&K].

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