Court grants bail to senior journalist arrested in decades-old case

Srinagar, Jun 25: Chief Judicial Magistrate Gowhar Majid Dalal, Tuesday granted bail to senior Urdu daily editor Ghulam Jeelani Qadri, who was arrested by a police party from police station Shaheed Gunj late last night from his residence.
The next hearing of the case is scheduled on July 31.
According to family sources, a police party from police station Shaheed Gunj arrived at the residence of senior Urdu daily editor Ghulam Jeelani Qadri and took him to the police station. Later, the family came to know that Qadri has been arrested in a case registered against him in 1992. “As the editor has some health issues, his family later drove to the police station to give him some medicines,” the family source said.