SRINAGAR, Aug 14: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal was today sent back to Kashmir from the Delhi airport and detained here under the Public Safety Act (PSA), officials said.
Faesal, who was bound for Istanbul, was detained at the airport during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, they said.
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His purpose of visiting Turkey was not immediacy known, they said.
The former bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir had floated a political outfit after resigning from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).
After being detained at the Delhi airport, he was again detained under the PSA on his arrival in Srinagar, the officials said.