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J&K's Former CM Mehbooba Mufti Likely To Be Released Today

Publish On: 25 Mar, 2020 09:56 AM | Updated   |   Harshita  

SRINAGAR: After nearly eight months of detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA), Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is likely to be released on Wednesday. 

According to the sources close to these developments, the Union Territory's Home Department might be revoking the PSA detention order against Mehbooba Mufti. 

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A source said, "After the order is revoked and accompanying formalities are completed, she would be released."

Along with two former chief ministers,  Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah, Mufti was detained on August 5, 2019. After their detention, the abrogation of Article 370 and the downgrading of the state into two union territories followed. 

Farooq Abdullah was set free earlier this month while his son, Omar was released on Tuesday.