Sudama Pal/Associate Editor
New Delhi. The NIA court of Patiala House Court on Wednesday sentenced Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik to life imprisonment in the terror funding case. Along with this imprisonment, a fine of Rs. 10 lakh has-been imposed on him. Yasin had confessed to all the charges against him before the court on May 11.
The chargesheet was filled in NIA Court by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against Yasin Malik for charges of waging war against his country (India), spreading violence and operating anti-national activities by running a separatist movement. He got a big amount from Pakistan based terrorist organizations. All these changes, he had admitted in the court.
After charges confession of Yasin Malik, the NIA court convicted him under sections 120B, 121,121A of the IPC, and sections 13, 16, 17, 18, 29, 38, 39 and 40 of the UPPA. His sentence was cross-examined on May 19. The NIA had demanded court to sentence capital punishment to Yasin Malik. The court had reserved the verdict on his sentence till May 25.
Today, the NIA court of Patiala House court sentenced punishment to terrorist Yasin under sections 120B, 121,121A of IPC, and sections 13,16, 17, 18,29, 38, 39 and 40 of UPPA. He was sentenced life imprisonment and fine for ten lakh.
The founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba-Hafiz Saeed, Hizbul Majahedeen chief Syed Salauddin, separatist leader Shabbir Shah, Marsrat Alam, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Mohammad Yusuf Shah, Aftab Ahmed Shah, Altaf Shah, Akbar Khande, Mehrajuddin Kalwal will have to face trial in the court against the same charges.The two accused Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salauddin have already been declared absconders by the court as they are residing in Pakistan.