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Malik gets two life imprisonments, fine of over Rs 10L: Key points

NEW DELHI: An NIA special court on Wednesday sentenced Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik to life imprisonment in a terror funding case. He had earlier pleaded guilty to all charges, including those under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), in a terror funding case.
Special judge Praveen Singh had on May 19 convicted Malik and directed National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials to assess his financial situation to further determine the amount of fine to be imposed.
Here are the latest developments:
‘Two life imprisonments, fine of over Rs 10 lakh’
“Two life imprisonments have been given to Yasin Malik, besides that 10 years of rigorous imprisonment in 10 offences and Rs 10 lakh penalty, all the punishments will run concurrently,” ANI news agency quoted Advocate Umesh Sharma.

Yasin Malik

Special NIA Judge Praveen Singh pronounced the sentence. In the arguments before the sentencing, Malik told the court that he will accept hanging if the intelligence agencies prove any terror-related activities involving him.
NIA had sought death penalty for Yasin Malik
NIA had sought the death penalty for Yasin Malik.
He was convicted by the NIA Court on May 19.
On May 10, Malik had told the court that he was not contesting the charges levelled against him that included Section 16 (terrorist act), 17 (raising funds for the terrorist act), 18 (conspiracy to commit terrorist act) and 20 (being a member of terrorist gang or organisation) of the UAPA and sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and 124-A (sedition) of the IPC.
Will retire from politics if proven my role in terror activity, says Yasin Malik
The National Investigation Agency urged the court to give the death penalty to Yasin Malik, while the latter had said that he will not beg for anything and left the decision on the court.
The lawyer who attended the court proceeding said, in the courtroom, “Yasin said that if I have been involved in any terrorist activity or violence in 28 years, if Indian Intelligence proves this, then I will also retire from politics. I will accept the hanging. I have worked with seven Prime Ministers.”
Parts of Srinagar observe shutdown
Parts of Srinagar observed a spontaneous shutdown on Wednesday ahead of a court’s verdict on the quantum of sentence for separatist Yasin Malik, who has been convicted in a terror funding case, officials said.
Most of the shops and business establishments in Maisuma and adjoining areas, including some shops in Lal Chowk, were shut, they said.
Shops in some areas of the old city here were also shut, however, public transport was plying normally.
Security forces have been deployed in strength in the city to avoid any law and order problems, they said.

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