On Thursday, a special NIA court in Delhi found Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik guilty of terror funding. Yasin Malik pleaded guilty to all charges, including those under the strict Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, just days ago (UAPA).
According to ANI, the court also requested an affidavit from Yasin Malik detailing his financial assessment, as well as a report from the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
On May 25, Special Judge Praveen Singh will hear arguments on the appropriate penalty for Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik on all charges, including UAPA in connection with a terror case.
He is accused of plotting a criminal conspiracy, waging war against the country, engaging in other illegal acts, and upsetting the peace in Kashmir.
Malik has entered a guilty plea in the case. He told the court on the last day of the hearing that he was not contesting the charges, which included sections 16 (terrorist act), 17 (raising funds for a terrorist act), 18 (conspiracy to commit a terrorist act), and 20 (membership of a terrorist gang or organisation) of the UAPA, as well as sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and 124-A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code.
"The above analysis reflects that the statements of witnesses and documentary evidence have connected almost all the accused with each other and to a common object of secession, to the commonality of means they were to use, their close association with In an order dated March 16, NIA special Judge Praveen Singh said, "terrorist/terrorist organisations under the directing hand and support of Pakistani authorities."