Srinagar: As authorities freed Chairman Jammu Kashmir Peoples Conference Sajad Lone, the detention period of former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has been extended by 3 more months.
Principal Secretary Home, Shaleen Kabra, in this regard has issued a formal order that talks about the extension in the detention period of Mehbooba Mufti.
Mehbooba Mufti was initially detained on August 5 last year when the Government of India abrogated special status of the erstwhile state and bifurcated it into two union territories.
Having spent over eight months in detention at two government facilities that were designated as sub-jails, Mehbooba Mufti was shifted to her home on April 7 this year.
She heads the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which was in power in Jammu and Kashmir in alliance with the BJP till June 2018.
Initially, she was taken into preventive custody. Later on February 5 this year, she was slapped with PSA along with Omar Abdullah, who was released in March.
Earlier, Mufti was lodged at a government guesthouse in Chashma Shahi and a bungalow on Maulana Azad Road near Lal Chowk. KNT
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