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389 persons under detention in J&K


New Delhi, Feb 06: A total of 389 people are currently in detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in Jammu and Kashmir, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said detention orders have been issued against 444 people under the J&K Public Safety Act since August 2019 when Article 370 was read down in August last year.

389 persons under detention in J&K

At present, 389 people are in detention under the PSA, he said in reply to a written question.

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Regular reviews are undertaken on a case-by-case basis and accordingly, extension in detention or revocation is made based on reports of field agencies and the ground situation, he said.

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