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Man facing multiple FIRs booked under PSA

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Jammu: A man, named in multiple criminal cases, was booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) here in Jammu on Wednesday, police said.

Arun Kumar, a resident of Akhnoor, was detained under the administrative law that allows detention without charge or trial for up to two years in some cases.

A police spokesman said multiple FIRs have been registered against Kumar at the Akhnoor police station and highlighted his involvement in various serious offenses.

A warrant of arrest under the PSA was issued against him by the Jammu district magistrate based on a dossier submitted by the police, he said and added Kumar is lodged at the Central Jail in Kot Bhalwal.

So far this year, police in the Akhnoor sub-division have detained 18 offenders under the PSA and Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, besides attaching properties worth crores, the spokesman said.

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