Yasin Malik as NIA Seeks Death Penalty in Terror Funding Case; Order Today

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is seeking the death penalty for Kashmiri separatist Yasin Malik in a terrorism financing case. Yassin Malik had earlier pleaded guilty to all charges including those under the strict UAPA in the Terrorist Financing case.

On Wednesday, a Delhi court will issue its ruling on the amount of punishment in the case.

Malik was indicted by Special Judge Praveen Singh on May 19 and instructed the authorities of the National Intelligence Agency to assess his financial situation to determine the amount of a possible fine to be imposed.

Malik faces the maximum death penalty, while the minimum penalty for the crimes he commits is life imprisonment.

Malik said Wednesday in court that since he renounced violence, he has “followed the principles of Mahatma Gandhi”.

Malik also said that he met with seven prime ministers of India and challenged that no intelligence agency could prove that he was wanted in any terrorist activity after 1994 when he gave up his arms.

On May 10, the owner told the court that he did not appeal the charges against him which include Articles 16 (terrorist act), 17 (raising money for a terrorist act), 18 (conspiracy to commit a terrorist act) and 20 (being a member). of a gang or terrorist organization) of the UAPA and Sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and 124-A (sedition) of the IPC.

Meanwhile, the court brought formal charges against the Kashmiri separatists, including Farooq Ahmad Dar better known as Pita Karate, Shabbir Shah, Masarat Alam, Muhammad Yusuf Shah, Aftab Ahmad Shah, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Naeem Khan, Madd Akbar Khandi, Raja Maharajuddin Kluwal, Bashir. Ahmad Bhatt, Zohour Ahmad Shah Watali, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Abdul Rashid Sheikh, Naval Kishore Kapoor. The indictment was also filed against Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafez Saeed and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen head Sayed Salah al-Din, who were both declared criminals in the case.

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