New Delhi: Ahead of sentencing in a terror funding case, Yasin Malik, a Kashmiri separatist leader, said he had been following Gandhian principles and non-violent politics in Kashmir after dropping his weapons.
The NIA has sought the death penalty for Yasin Malik. The minimum sentence he can get in the case is life imprisonment, and the maximum sentence is the death penalty. In the morning, the NIA court reserved its order till 3.30 pm.
There was a huge deployment of police at Patiala House Court premises on Wednesday amidst Yasin Malik’s appearance in court.
Earlier this month, Yasin Malik pleaded guilty to all charges, including those under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), in the terror funding case.
On May 19, special judge Praveen Singh convicted him and directed National Investigation Agency (NIA) authorities to assess his financial situation to determine the amount of fine to be imposed.