SC to hear plea challenging custody of Omar Abdullah on Feb 14

New Delhi: The SC will hear the plea challenging the custody of former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah under the PSA on Feb 14. The plea by Sara Abdullah Pilot, sister of Omar Abdullah and wife of Rajasthan Deputy CM Sachin Pilot, will be heard today by a two-judge bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Indra Banerjee. On February 12, the apex court judge Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar had recused from hearing the plea of Sara challenging his detention under the J& K Public Safety Act, 1978. The three-judge Bench of Justice NV Ramana, Mohan Shantanagoudar & Sanjiv Khanna were scheduled to hear the case. The hearing was supposed to have been held on Thursday but senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Sara, had informed the court that he would not be available for hearing.