Nisar Hussain Rather- a senior leader of Hurriyat Conference (G) and close aide of Syed Ali Geelani has been booked under Public Safety Act and shifted to Kot balwal jail Jammu.
Rather had been arrested two weeks before by Rainawari police after posters praising Hizb poster boy Burhan Wani had appeared during Muharram procession in the area.A senior police officer said the department was in possession of multiples videos and photographs showing mourners either raising banners and posters of Wani or praising him.
He added that role of Nisar Hussain Rather was established when during investigation it came to fore that Rather was brain behind all these processions and posters.
Rather who heads Tehreek-e-Wahdat, a constituent of Syed Ali Geelani led Hurriyat Conference was shifted to Kotbalwal jail Jammu on Thursday. “Before slapping PSA on him, Rather was kept at police station Rainawari and Kothibagh,” said a close confidant of Rather said that he was booked for raising slogans and posters of popular militant commander Burhan Wani.