HC quashes PSA of alleged dreaded criminal Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Jan 31: High Court has quashed the detention under PSA of Mohd Ayaz, who was according to police is a dreaded criminal.
After hearing Sheikh Shakeel Ahmed for the petitioner, Justice Rajnesh Oswal, “the representation made against the order of detention to the respondents has not been considered by them. The perusal of record produced by the respondents would reveal that the representation submitted by the father of the petitioner was forwarded to Special DG Police, CID J&K vide communication dated 22.06.2023 but the same was not decided”.
“Non consideration of representation is violative of the constitutional as well as the statutory rights of the petitioner”, High Court said and quashed order of detention bearing No. 06 of 2023 dated 10.05.2023 issued by respondent under Section 8(1)(a) of the Public Safety Act, 1978.