Separatist Masarat Alam can face 2 years jail without trail

Published on April 23, 2015 13:04:04 PM
Kashmiri Separatist Masarat Alam, who was arrested during a rally in Srinagar last week, can be jailed for two years without trail. In a rally led by Alam, Pakistan national flags were waved, for which he was booked under the Public Safety Act.

Following Alam’s protest in Srinagar, the Union government had asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to arrest the separatist and take stringent action against him.  Ironically, the PDP-BJP government had released Alam earlier, which had turned quite controversial.

In 2010, Alam was accused of stone pelting in the Valley in which over 100 people died during police firing.