Srinagar, Dec 22 : PDP youth president Waheed Para, who is in custody of the National Investigation Agency for alleged links with militants, on Tuesday won the District Development Council (DDC) elections from Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Para defeated BJP candidate Sajad Ahmad Raina.PDP chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti congratulated Parra and said she hoped that justice prevails. “Despite being arrested on baseless charges right after his nomination, people have shown their love and trust to Waheed,” Mufti tweeted.
Couldn’t be prouder of PDPs @parawahid who won his maiden election by a huge margin of votes. Despite being arrested on baseless charges right after filing his nomination people have shown their love & trust for Waheed. Hope justice prevails, Mehbooba Mufti said in a tweet.
Parra was remanded to National Investigation Agency custody on November 27, two days after he was arrested in an alleged terror case related to suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh. He is currently under judicial custody in Jammu’s Amphalla jail.
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