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Prof SAR Gilani’s judicial remand extended till March 16

New Delhi, March 04, 2016 (PPI-OT):The judicial custody of Kashmiri intellectual, Professor SAR Gilani, has been extended till March 16. Professor SAR Gilani, who has been detained under sedition charges, was presented in a court after the expiry of his earlier 14-day judicial remand. The hearing was conducted at an undisclosed location due to security concerns.

The Kashmiri Professor was arrested after police registered a case on February 10 against him for organising a function at the Press Club of India in New Delhi to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Kashmiri martyr, Muhammad Afzal Guru, on February 9. Afzal Guru was hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on February 9, 2013, in connection with the 2001 Indian Parliament attack case. Indian police alleged that anti-India slogans were raised by the participants of the event.

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