Pro-India politician Farooq Abdullah pictured in April. Photo: AP

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under ‘lawless law’ that could see him held for two years without charge

  • Farooq Abdullah, an 81-year-old former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, is the first pro-India politician to be arrested under the controversial Public Safety Act
  • Rights groups say the law has been used to stifle dissent and circumvent the criminal justice system, undermining accountability, transparency and human rights
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Pro-India politician Farooq Abdullah pictured in April. Photo: AP
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