JKLF Chief Yasin Malik pleads guilty before Delhi court in 2017 terror case
JKLF chief Yasin Malik has pleaded guilty to all the charges before a Delhi court in a case related to alleged terrorism and secessionist activities that disturbed the Kashmir Valley in 2017. Malik reportedly pleaded guilty to charges under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). Other Kashmiri separatist leaders were also charged by the court.
The list included Farooq Ahmed Dar alias Bitta Karate, Shabbir Shah, and Masarat Alam among others. Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed and Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin were also charge-sheeted in connection with the case. The case was filed on the allegations that LeT, Hizbul-Mujahideen, JKLF, and Jaish-e-Mohammed backed by Islamic State were perpetrating terrorist and secessionist activities to disturb Jammu and Kashmir.