New Delhi: Banned organization Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik has been produced in Delhi's NIA court today. It is being told that the court can announce the sentence of Yasin Malik today. Earlier on Thursday, the court had convicted Malik in the terror funding case. Yasin Malik had admitted during the hearing that he was involved in terrorist activities in Kashmir.
The court has held that Malik had established a network all over the world in the name of 'Azadi' to raise funds for carrying out terrorist and other illegal activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Taking suo motu cognizance, the NIA had registered a case in this regard on 30 May 2017. In this case, a charge sheet was filed against more than a dozen people on January 18, 2018. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) had told the court that terrorist organizations like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Hizbul Mujahideen, JKLF, Jaish-e-Mohammed, in collaboration with Pakistan's ISI, attacked civilians and security forces on a large scale in the Valley. Violent acts have been committed.
Yasin Malik had told the court that he was guilty of sections 16 (terrorist activity), 17 (raising funds for terroristic activities), 18 (conspiracy to commit terrorist acts), and 20 (being a member of a terrorist organization) of the UAPA and IPC. Does not want to challenge the charges against him under 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and 124-A (sedition). How much punishment Yasin Malik will get for his crimes, it will be known only after the court's decision. However, Malik can also face the maximum punishment in these cases. Whereas the minimum sentence of life imprisonment is believed to be confirmed.