An NIA court on Wednesday sentenced Kashmiri separatist Yasin Malik to life imprisonment in a terror funding case. Malik has said he would not challenge the court’s decision.
Srinagar: The Srinagar Police on Thursday took to Twitter and said as many as 10 accused have been arrested for anti-national sloganeering and pelting stones outside Yasin Malik’s home in Maisuma area before the separatist’s sentencing.
The tweet from the official handle read, “10 accused arrested so far in anti-national sloganeering & stone pelting outside home of Yasin Malik prior to sentencing in Maisuma yesterday. All other areas remained peaceful. Youths are again requested not to indulge in activities that can spoil their careers & disrupt families.”
The Srinagar Police further said, “Others are being identified & will be arrested soon. Case has been registered under ULPA & IPC. The main instigators of this hooliganism will be booked under PSA. Such anti-national activities & provocative posture will be always dealt strictly & with full force of law.”
An NIA court on Wednesday sentenced Kashmiri separatist Yasin Malik to life imprisonment in a terror funding case. Amicus curiae Akhand Pratap said Malik got all legal assistance before he was convicted in a case. Special Judge Parveen Singh clarified all sentences to run concurrently.
Meanwhile, Nirmal Khanna, wife of IAF officer Ravi Khanna, a victim of a terror attack carried out by Yasin Malik, said, “It’s justice for victims of terror attacks carried out by him (Yasin Malik). Some might be satiated but I am not satisfied as I want the death penalty for him in my case.”
The Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Wednesday had termed “unfortunate” the life imprisonment awarded to Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik by a Delhi court in a terror funding case and said it is a “setback” to the efforts for peace, according to reports.