Bar Association’s special team to challenge ‘misuse of NIA Act’  

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Srinagar: The Jammu &Kashmir High Court Bar Association, Srinagar has constituted a legal team to challenge National Investigation Agency’s authority  in the state and also provide necessary legal aid to all those who have been arrested and flown to New Delhi.

In statement the Bar said that in a meeting various issues were discussed, particularly the ‘misuse of the NIA Act by the authorities.

“The Executive Committee of the Bar Association in its meeting, which was called to discuss various issues concerning the people of Kashmir, more particularly the one, relating to the “misuse of the provisions of the NIA Act by the NIA authorities, in terrorizing, arresting, humiliating and harassing the pro-freedom leadership and their activists in Kashmir,” the statement said.

The statement also informed that the team constituted to provide legal help to those arrested by NIA comprises of Advocates ZA Shah, ZA Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad Bashir, RA Jan, Altaf Haqani, Mushtaq Ahmad Makhdoomi, Syed Manzoor, GA Lone, Arshad Andrabi, Nazir Ahmad Ronga, Reyaz Khawar, and Mohammad Shafi Reshi.

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