Muzaffar Shah files suit against JK administration for his house arrest, seeks Rupees 10 crore compensation . Top officials summoned by court on 24th June at Srinagar.
Sringar: J&K Awami National Conference Sr. Vice President Muzaffar Shah has filed a suit in Srinagar court seeking compensation of 10 crore from JK administration over his eight month illegal, un constitutional house detention.
Shah has filed the petition in District and Sessions Court Srinagar arguing the government had illegally and unconstitutionally kept him under house arrest for 8 months after abrogation of Article 370.
ANC Spokesperson said that Shah has filed the case in the court of Hon’ble District and Sessions Judge, Srinagar, against the state administration and senior officials of the police and their subordinates for paying Rs 10 crore as compensation to him.
The government had placed mainstream leaders either under house detention or in government designated sub jails after abrogation of Article 370.
ANC said the ruling BJP at the Center violated the legitimate constitutional and legal and fundamental human rights of the people of the state by removing the constitutional status of JK.
ANC said it has filed writ petition in the Supreme Court against the house detention to which the court directed them to file file petitions in the competent court.
Accordingly, the petitioner, on the authority of the Hon’ble Court, filed a case of claiming compensation of Rs 10 crore.