52 stonepelters to be released soon: JK Govt

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Srinagar, Sep 30: 52 stonepelters would be released and sixteen CRPF bunkers would be removed from the valley soon, Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah announced on Sep 29.

After a Unified Command meeting, the state government decided that the youths, who were arrested during the 3-month (from Jun 2010) dispute in the valley, would be freed as Abdullah promised earlier.

"Sixteen bunkers will be removed from Srinagar. A committee will be constituted that will recommend areas to remove the Disturbed Areas Act where it is possible," informed state government official.

However, he also informed that a meeting would be held in Oct 2010 that would review the cases of people detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA).

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