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SC notices to Centre, J&K on Vaiko”s plea seeking Farooq Abdullah”s release

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre on MDMK General Secretary Vaiko”s habeas corpus petition seeking the release of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah from detention.
Most political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), including Abdullah, have been under detention since August 5, when the government announced the abrogation of Article 370 that granted a special status to J&K.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Centre as well as the J&K administration to file their responses on Vaiko”s plea and listed the matter for further hearing on September 30.

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