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No one under house arrest in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, says G. Kishan Reddy

No person is currently under house arrest in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. In a written reply in the Upper House, Minister of State for Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy said that since August 2019 , 613 persons including separatists, over ground workers, stone-pelters among others were detained at various points in time. He added out of them 430 persons have been released till date based on regular review and ground situation.

The Minister asserted that various measures were taken in the interest of security and public order which included such preventive detentions


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