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The government had also taken hundreds of political activists including former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti in preventive custody. Officials have said this was done to ensure that the political class did not incite people.
On the other hand, addressing a press conference at a private hotel in Srinagar, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Syed Javaid Mujtaba Geelani, confirmed that some people have been detained under the Public Safety Act while others have been taken into preventive custody. "We do not deny that there have been arrests," he said.
It was painful to watch a sick woman aged 60 to 65 years in the group of prisoners who were produced before the apex court on July 25, the petition contended, adding that the purpose of moving the petition was to seek release of prisoners who were confined just for nothing but under preventive custody and were in jails for well over a year.
He lives in Pulwama and has two relatives who were taken into preventive custody last week.
Ahead of the unprecedented move, the government pushed prohibitory orders in Kashmir and took all political leaders of regional parties into preventive custody.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 31 (ANI): Around 49 members of the Paramedical Association were taken into preventive custody for gathering at Chief Minister K Chandrasekar Rao's Camp Office in Begumpet district without taking prior permission to meet him, police said.
Earlier on March 7, Interior ministry had said that so far 121 people have been taken into preventive custody during an ongoing action against the proscribed organisations in the country.
Uttam Kumar Reddy, who along with other senior party leaders were taken into preventive custody by the police to end their sit in protest in the assembly premises described the defection of Congress MLAs "an insult to the people's mandate".
The police officer said JKLF leaders and its cadre would be taken into preventive custody.
As many as 44 members affiliated with proscribed organisations including Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar's brother Mufti Abdul Rauf and son Hammad Azhar into 'preventive custody' under the National Action Plan.
More than 3,000 protesters have either been arrested or taken into preventive custody after multiple clashes between police and demonstrators.
"The reasons for the preventive custody of the accused persist," said Pavol Adam#269iak, spokesperson for the Bratislava Regional Court, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

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