Yasin Malik pleads guilty in 2017 terror case | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Separatist leader Mohammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday pleaded guilty to charges under the stringent anti-terror law, Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), before a Delhi court in a case related to terrorism and secessionist activities in Jammu & Kashmir in 2017.
Malik pleaded guilty to charges under Sections 16 (terrorist act), 17 (raising funds for the terrorist act), 18 (conspiracy to commit terrorist act), and 20 (being member of terrorist gang or organisation) of the UAPA and sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and 124-A (sedition) of the IPC.
The court also framed charges against separatist leaders Farooq Ahmed Dar alias Bitta Karate, Shabbir Shah, Masarat Alam, Md Yusuf Shah, Aftab Ahmad Shah, Altaf Ahmad Shah and eight others.
Special Judge Praveen Singh has put up the matter for May 19 for hearing of arguments on the quantum of Malik’s sentence.

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