OGW detained under PSA in Rajouri
Post by RK News on Thursday, August 3, 2023
Srinagar, Aug 02: An Over Ground Worker (OGW) of terror outfit(s) has been booked and detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA) by authorities in Rajouri.
A police spokesman said the detention has been made to prevent his unlawful acts posing a threat to the society. He has been identified as Mohd Altaf son of Mohd Iqbal resident of Gadyog, Tehsil Khawas. “Altaf has been detained under PSA under order issued by District Magistrate Rajouri who is competent authority of issuing order based on a written dossier submitted by police,” he said. The spokesman said a police team headed by Station House Officer Budhal, Niku Ram Thakur along with PSI Shajad Ali executed this order of detention.
Senior Superintendent of Police Rajouri Amritpal Singh said that five “notorious” OGWs have been detained under preventive sections of law in Rajouri during the last two months. He said that these preventive detentions under PSA have been made with an aim to keep check on their unlawful acts of working for terror outfits thereby posing a grave threat to society. Singh further said that the action against such elements will continue in days to come.