Omar Abdullah, former Chief Minister of JnK has been kept in detention since February 5 under the Public Safety Act. Sara Abdullah Pilot, sister of Omar Abdullah filed a petition seeking justice for her brother. Sara also quoted exercise of powers by authorities under the CrPC to detain individuals, including political leaders in that petition. The Supreme court judge, Justice Arun Mishra instructed the government and J&K to submit their reply within 15 days. The next hearing will be on March 2, 2020.