The Jammu and Kashmir Police have opposed the issuance of a passport to previous Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti mentioning an “unfavorable record” against her. Striking out at the central federal government, Mehbooba Mufti required Twitter to claim that she has been rejected a key based upon a report by the Lawbreaker Investigation Division (CID) and asked if an ex-CM was a risk to the nation.
Mehbooba Mufti stated, “Key Office rejected to issue my ticket based upon CID’s record mentioning it as ‘damaging to the safety and security of India. This is the level of normalcy attained in Kashmir because in Aug 2019 that an ex-Chief Preacher holding a ticket is a danger to the sovereignty of a mighty country.
” Mehbooba Mufti additionally attached a duplicate of the letter she obtained from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) which checks out: “Whereas the ticket confirmation report received from the Additional Supervisor General of the Authorities, J&K CID do not favor issuance of ticket and has returned as Not suggested passport instance.”
Mehbooba had gotten a fresh key in December last year after the previous one ended on May 31, but the application has not been gotten rid of today in the lack of a cops confirmation report. The officials had previously claimed that “an unfavorable record” has been submitted versus her by the Offender Investigation Department (CID), yet refused to elaborate stating the matter would certainly be occupied before the high court.
Listening to the request on March 23, Extra Solicitor General T M Shamsi, representing the MEA and also the regional key office, looked for a brief adjournment after the advice representing the J&K CID informed Justice Ali Mohammed Magrey that the confirmation record on her key application had been submitted on March 18.
However, Shamsi informed the court that he had gotten an interaction from the Passport Policeman in Srinagar on March 22 and the contents “disclose that the confirmation of the petitioner is under process and also as soon as verification procedure is finished, the requisite record will certainly be submitted right away for additional strategy”. “Communication additional discloses that CID verification report in respect of the petitioner is still awaited from the JK CID. Copy of communication so produced by Shamsi is taken on the document,” Justice Magrey claimed while posting the matter for an additional hearing on March 29.
The counsel for Mehbooba had sent that the stand taken by the Regional Key Policeman, Srinagar concerning the non-availability of the record from the JK CID, has delayed the issuance of a passport in favor of the petitioner. In the petition, Mehbooba said her ticket expired on May 31 last year as well as appropriately she requested the issuance of a fresh key before the authorities concerned on December 11, 2020.
Mehbooba’s counsel submitted that according to instructions issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, the ticket of a person is to be released within thirty days yet in the immediate instance, regardless of the gap of 3 months, the key has not been issued to the petitioner because of the pending cop’s confirmation.
The 61-year-old political leader was put under preventive custody on August 5, 2019, the day the main federal government revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Post 370 and also bifurcated the quondam state right into union areas.