Srinagar, Feb 16: The National Conference leader, Ali Mohammad Dar, was today released from preventive detention leaving only two mainstream leaders under preventive detention.
Ali Mohammad Dar, Peer Mansoor and Bilal Sultan were the only left under preventive detention and among them Dar was released today. PDP leader Peer Mansoor and Awami Ithad Party (AIP) leader Bilal Sultan are likely to be released in few days.
Thirty five mainstream politicians were moved from the Centaur hotel on the banks of the Dal lake to the MLA hostel in November 2019 and most of them have been released now or have been booked under PSA.
Now, only four politicians are in the sub-jail MLA hostel. Two of them -Shah Faisal and Hilal Lone- are under PSA while two Peer Mansoor and Bilal Sultan are under preventive detention. Sources said that these two leaders will be released soon and two others booked under PSA will be shifted out of MLA hostel.