Devinder Singh a sikh leader slapped with PSA for ‘Mirpur-Kotli chalo’ call

A Sikh leader, held last year for his alleged role in the some transaction case but released later on bail, has been detained under Public Safety Act (PSA) for making “provocative speeches”, the police said today.
An advocate by profession, Devinder Singh Behl had been arrested last year too by NIA sleuths, was detained for making “provocative speeches in public meeting” at Nowshera area of Rajouri district on Sunday.
“We have detained Behl under Public Safety Act (PSA) for his attempts to instigate people in Nowshera by making provocative statements aimed at challenging the territorial integrity of the country and deteriorating the public order,” said Rajouri SSP Yougal Manhas.
The order to detain Behl was issued today by Rajouri district magistrate on the basis of a dossier submitted to him by the police, the SSP said.
Reports said that Behl, who is chairman J&K Social Peace Forum (JKSRF), had issued a call “Mirpur Kotli chalo’ during the ongoing agitation for district status in Nowshera area.