Public Safety Act

News:Former Jammu and Kashmir(J&K) Chief Minister detention under the J&K’s Public Safety Act (PSA) has been extended to three more months. Facts: About Public Safety act: The Public Safety Act was first promulgated in J&K in 1978 for administrative detention. The Act was introduced to prevent the smuggling of timber and keep the smugglers out… Continue reading Public Safety Act

JKLF chief Yasin Malik booked under Public Safety Act

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief and Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) spokesman have been booked under Jammu and Kashmir’s Public Safety Act. The Public Safety Act was enacted in 1978 to take action against the timber smugglers. It provides for administrative detention for people against whom there may be no recognised criminal offence. Administrative detention is… Continue reading JKLF chief Yasin Malik booked under Public Safety Act