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Special Judge NIA enjoins Superintendent, Central Jail to examine Waheed Para medically by specialized doctor


SRINAGAR: Day after the People’s Democratic Party leader Waheed Para fell unconscious at the central jail; the special judge of the court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday has directed the Superintendent of Central Jail Srinagar to get Waheed medically examined by a specialised doctor.

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Waheed Para as per reports Tuesday fell unconscious at the central jail Srinagar and was moved to hospital for medical examination where further treatment was suggested to him.

Para was detained by NIA in November 2020 for allegedly supporting the banned militant organization Hizbul Mujahideen.

According to an order, a copy the court of the special judge designated under NIA act Srinagar, Wednesday heard the application of Waheed para w represented by his counsel Advocate Mir Tashveeq Gowhar seeking further medical aid to him for the acute nasal infection and other ENT problem.

As per the order copy, the next hearing of Waheed Para’s (Accused) case is listed on 15-02-2022 and presently is lodged at central jail Srinagar.

“In view of the facts and circumstances of the case, I deem it fit and proper to allow the applicant in the interest of justice,” read the order copy.

The order read that “The applicant is allowed and Superintendent central jail Srinagar is directed to get the accused medically examined from a competent/ specialised doctor under rule and submit compliance report before this court.”

The special NIA judge has also forwarded the copy of order to the Superintendent Central Jail Srinagar for compliance. Special judge Manjeet Singh Manhas of NIA heard the application—(KNO)


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