Srinagar, Sept. 17 -- - Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senior leader and former minister, Naeem Akhtar on Thursday said that he has been freed from house detention.

Taking to twitter, Akhtar said; "After 407 days of detention am informed that I am free to move about. Thank you rulers for small mercies while you inflict larger tragedies on our land."

Akthar was among dozens of mainstream politicians taken into custody last year, just before the Centre revoked special status of Jammu and Kashmir and divided the erstwhile state into two union territories on August 5, 2019.

He was booked under stringent Public Safety Act (PSA) in February this year.

Akhtar was released in June after Jammu and Kashmir authorities revoked his detention unde...