TDN World Desk: The Supreme Court on wednesday asked the government to clarify its stance on the detention of Omar abdullah, former Jammu and Kashmir minister otherwise it will hear his sister’s plea challenging the same.

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and M R Shah told counsel appearing for the Centre that Abdullah’s sister Sara Abdullah Pilot’s plea against his detention will be heard on merit if he is not released soon.

“If you are releasing him, then release him soon or we will hear the matter on merits,” the bench was quoted as saying by the Print.

Days back Farooq Abdullah was released from detention after J&K government revoked PSA imposed on him. Among influential political leaders, Omar abdullah and Mehbooba Muti are still kept under detention since the abrogation of Article 370 in the valley.