Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Srinagar on Saturday, as he began his three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir today. This is the home minister’s maiden visit to the Union Territory after the abrogation of Article 370.
Commenting on the development, a senior police official said, “Shah will review security and development-related projects in Srinagar on Saturday and he will likely hold a public rally in Jammu on Sunday.
” Meanwhile, a total of 26 detainees were shifted to the Central Jail of Agra from Jammu and Kashmir under the Public Safety Act 1978. The order was issued ahead of Shah’s visit to the union territory.
Recently, after the killings of non-locals in Jammu and Kashmir around 700 people have been detained in the union territory, a few under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), police officials informed.