SRINAGAR: Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai who is facing detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) has been hospitalized after his health started deteriorating in jail, a local news gatherer said.
Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that the Tehreeek-e-Hurriyat Chairman has been admitted at GMC in Jammu after his health started deteriorating at Kot Bhalwal jail, where is facing detention under Public Safety Act (PSA). He said police have informed the family in the evening hours that Sehrai’s health has deteriorated in Jail and was accordingly admitted at GMC in Jammu.
Sehrai was arrested in July 2020 from his residence in Srinagar by the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police and was lodged at Udhampur Jail. This was his first arrest after he succeeded Syed Ali Geelani.
Another news gatherer KNS quoted his son saying: “He was already suffering from many ailments. His health has worsened after his arrest.”