Asiya Andrabi detained in Srinagar

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Srinagar, April 27 (IANS) Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi was detained here on Wednesday evening, officials said.

Police took Andrabi, chief of the “Dukhtaran-e-Milat” (Daughters of Faith) into preventive custody from here Soura residence, a police officer said.

The authorities, however, denied that Andrabi had been booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA).

“It is a preventive detention, but not an arrest under the PSA”, a police officer told IANS.

–IANS

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