Jammu: Police have detained two persons under Public Safety Act for their alleged involvement in unlawful and anti-national activities in the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.
A senior police officer said that notices were served to criminals under the PSA in the Banihal area and they were later detained.
The District Magistrate has issued orders of detention on the dossiers of police, who executed the detention warrants on Tuesday, they said.
“Both have been shifted to the Central Jail, Kot Bhalwal, Jammu,” they said and identified the detained persons as Tariq Ahmad Dar, a resident of Hollan, and Tanvir Ahmad Choudhury, both residents of Banihal.
He said that the Superintendent of Police, Ramban, submitted dossiers against them recommending cases for detention under the provisions of Jammu and Kashmir’s Public Safety Act, 1978.
“They were also involved in organising ‘shutdowns’ in Banihal area on the instance and call given by Hurriyat leaders from the Kashmir Valley”, the dossiers said. (UNI)