New Delhi, Aug 30: Kashmir‘s longest serving prisoner will remain in jail. The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a plea filed by Ashiq Hussain Faktoo in which he had sought for reconsideration of his life term and conviction. He has been in jail for the past 23 years.
The Supreme Court had convicted him and sentenced him to undergo imprisonment for life. After he completed 14 years in jail, he had sought his release. While the review board had granted him relief, the home ministry in Jammu and Kashmir over turned that decision.