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“Secessionist Ideology Is Like A Live Volcano”: J&K HC Upholds Detention Of J&K HC Bar Association President Mian Abdul Qayoom [READ ORDER]

Lawstreet Journal 31 May 2020 1:11am

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A Division Bench of Justices Ali Mohammad Magrey and Vinod Chatterji Koul of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court in the matter of Mian Abdul Qayoom v. Union Territory of J&K & Ors. dismissed an appeal filed against an order of a single Judge Bench and upheld the stand taken by Single Judge that the Court cannot sit in appeal over the subjective satisfaction arrived by the Advisory Board which the suggested detention. Mian Abdul Qayoom is the President of the J&K High Court Bar Association (Srinagar Wing).

Detention order of Mian Abdul inter alia contained that,

“Miyan Abdul Qayoom (hereinafter referred to as the Subject) over a period of time has emerged as one of the most staunch advocates of secessionist ideology. His believe that Jammu and Kashmir is disputed territory and it has to be seceded from Union of Indian (sic) and to annex with Pakistan has been repeatedly articulated in public for a through (sic) his speeches, appeals and active participation in such activities. The role of subject has remained highly objectionable and he was indicted many times in past for secessionist activities which can be gauged from the fact that at least 04 criminal cases have been registered against him and his other associates for violating various laws whose sanctity they are supposed to uphold in highest esteem. I have examined the record produced viz-a-viz secessionist activities which include the FIRs and reports in the matter.”

Background of the case:

Mian Abdul Qayoom (the Appellant) had filed the Letters Patent… Continue Reading...

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