Who is Yasin Malik & Why is he Sentenced to Life Imprisonment?

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar news

Kashmiri Separatist Leader

Yasin Malik is the Kashmiri separatist leader and chief of the banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF).

Charged Uner Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

Malik pleaded guilty to terror funding and spreading terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir in 2017 & he didn't challenge the charges pressed against him.

Terror Conspiracy with Various Terrorist Groups

Raised, received and collected funds from Lashkar-e-Toiba, Hizbul Mujahideen, Dukhtaran-e-Millat and more groups.

Terror Activities in Kashmir Valley

Funds were collected by him to carry out terror activities in the Kashmir like stone-pelting, attacks on security forces, damaging public property and more.

Formed Joint Resistance Leadership

According to NIA, Malik along with other Hurriyat leaders directed people to hold protests, strikes, shutdowns, roadblocks to create unrest in the valley.

He Gave Money to Terrorists

Yasin Malik is also accused of raising funds from traders at LOC. He gave them to terrorists and stone-pelters.

Other Cases Against him

According to CBI, he conspired in gunning down of IAF personnel in 1990 and the kidnapping of Rubaiya Sayeed, daughter of the then Home Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed in 1989.

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