ISLAMABAD: The Indian government has asked the puppet regime of occupied Kashmir to pursue all the cases lodged against recently released senior Hurriyet leader, Masarrat Aalam Butt.
Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, said in the Indian Parliament that the government had issued an advisory to the administration in occupied Kashmir to challenge all bail orders granted by different courts to Masarrat Aalam Butt, (KMS) Kashmir Media Service.
Rajnath Singh said that the Ministry had also asked the authorities in occupied Kashmir to keep a close vigil on the activities of Masarrat Aalam and his associates.
He said that the surveillance and monitoring of Masarrat Aalam and his associates would be carried out in close coordination with the secret agencies.
Responding to questions posed by the Congress in Parliament on whether the process for Aalam’s release had been approved during Governor’s Rule, he said that the latest detention order was issued in September.
He said that this order could not be approved as the file regarding this had reached the government department after the stipulated period was over.
He gave details of the communication exchanged with the officials of the territory including the last detention order that was issued by the District Magistrate, Jammu, on September 15.
He said that the authorities of the territory had informed that there were no fresh grounds for detention as verified by the District Magistrate, Jammu.
“The grounds on which the earlier detention orders were quashed by the High Court and this detention order had the same grounds for detention,” he added.
Masarrat Aalam Butt, who was arrested in September 2010 during the mass uprising in the territory, was released on the 7th of this month.