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Shah Faesal withdraws plea challenging detention from Delhi HC

PTI
Published : Sep 12, 2019, 1:24 pm IST
Updated : Sep 12, 2019, 1:24 pm IST

Faesal's wife told the high court that she recently met him in custody and has received instructions to withdraw the plea.

Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal on Thursday withdrew his habeas corpus plea challenging his detention before the Delhi High Court. (Photo: File)
 Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal on Thursday withdrew his habeas corpus plea challenging his detention before the Delhi High Court. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal on Thursday withdrew his habeas corpus plea challenging his detention before the Delhi High Court.

A bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangeeta Dhingra Sehgal allowed Faesal to withdraw his plea after his wife filed an affidavit in this regard. Faesal's wife told the high court that she recently met him in custody and has received instructions to withdraw the plea.

 

The former IAS officer's habeas corpus petition alleged that he was illegally detained at the Delhi airport on August 14 and taken back to Srinagar, where he has been kept under house arrest.

Tags: shah faesal, delhi high court, ias
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi