Srinagar, November 08:Indian authorities have booked dozens of people including a teenage boy from Bandipora district under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifted them to Kotbhalwal jail in Jammu.
Tajamul Rasool Mir, 14, son of Ghulam Rasool Mir of New Colony Bunpora Saderkoot was arrested by Hajin police on charges of organizing pro-freedom and anti-India rallies in Hajin town.
The date of birth of Tajamul’s Adhaar card is 10-02-2002 which means he is only 14 years of age.
He has been shifted to Kotbalwal Jail in Jammu. “Tajamul was arrested in Hajin on 11 September and was lodged in Police Station Hajin for 13 days, after that he was booked under PSA and was sent to Kotbhalwal Jail in Jammu. He is only 14 years old. “How can he be a threat? How can a minor be booked under such a stringent law,” said his elder brother Jan Muhammad Mir.
Police also booked a 45-year old man under Public Safety Act (PSA) in Banipora district, taking the total number of persons booked under the black law in the district to 44 during the ongoing uprising.