uthorities on Sunday released People’s Democratic Party leader Naeem Akhtar from house detention after a month.
Akhtar as per the sources, was released from house detention today after more than a month.
Senior leader Naeem Akhtar is a close aide of PDP president Mehbooba Mufti. He was first detained in August 2019 and later booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA), and released in June last year after 10 months of detention. He was again arrested in December last year just ahead of counting of votes for the District Development Council and lodged in a government building (MLA Hostel) declared as a sub-jail. Since than, he was under house detention.