Gee­lani’s Lawyer Ex­pelled by Jammu Bar

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

JAMMU: The Bar As­so­ci­a­tion of Jammu (BAJ) has ex­pelled lawyer DS Be­hal, who is as­so­ci­ated with sep­a­ratist leader Syed Ali Shah Gee­lani, af­ter he was ar­rested by NIA in a ter­ror fund­ing case. “As soon as we came to know about his (Be­hal) ac­tiv­i­ties, we ver­i­fied our records and im­me­di­ately de­cided to ex­pel him from the pri­mary mem­ber­ship of the as­so­ci­a­tion,” BAJ pres­i­dent BS Salathia told re­porters here. “Ours is a na­tion­al­ist as­so­ci­a­tion and we will not tol­er­ate the pres­ence of any ‘anti-na­tional’ el­e­ment.

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