Authorities re-arrest Masarrat Aalam Butt in IOK

General Press Release

Srinagar, December 29, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, prominent APHC leader, Massrat Aalam Butt was, today, released and re-arrested by authorities from the premises of the Khutua jail in Jammu region.

The High Court has quashed the illegal detention of APHC leader and Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML), Masarrat Aalam Butt on Tuesday, and ordered his immediate release.

Massrat Aalam Butt was arrested under the black law PSA on April 17, 2015 for waving Pakistani flag in a Hurriyet rally in Srinagar. After 2010 mass uprising, Masarrat Aalam is undergoing continued imprisonment.

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