Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday alleged that she was illegally detained at her residence in Srinagar.
Mufti said she wanted to visit Budgam to meet the families evicted from their homes but was stopped by security forces deployed outside her residence.
She further said that the government of India was using illegal detention as a method to muzzle the opposition.
“Illegal detention has become GOIs favourite go to method for muzzling any form of opposition. Ive been detained once again because I wanted to visit Budgam where hundreds of families were evicted from their homes,” Mehbooba tweeted.
“GOI wants to continue inflicting oppression & zulm on the people of J&K without any questions asked,” she added.