Police presents charge sheet against Yasin Malik

Muhammad Yasin Malik
Muhammad Yasin Malik

BARAMULLA — Jammu and Kashmir Police has presented a charge sheet against Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik in the Court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Baramulla, in two cases registered against him in Police Station Sumbal.

Police presented a charge sheet against Muhammad Yasin Malik in front of the judge Sanjay Parihar, through video link in the cases registered at Sambal Police Station.

Yasin Malik was booked by the Sumbal police in 2008 and 2010 for holding pro-independence rallies and gatherings in Sumbal town.

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On 30th June, prior to the filing of charge sheet against him, the JKLF chief had applied for a production warrant for him, through video conferencing.

On Thursday, Yasin Malik, who is currently lodged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail was produced in court via video conferencing.

He was told that a charge sheet has been filed against him. According to South Asian Wire, the court informed that he has the right to have a lawyer of his choice, in response to which he said that he would plead the case himself.

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Since cases against JKLF chairman have been registered outside Jammu and Kashmir, the court directed the Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, and Baramulla, to provide counsel for Yasin Malik to appear before him so that this case could be heard.

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