NIA compares Yasin Malik to Osama Bin Laden during death penalty plea hearing, says ‘US was correct’2 min read 29 May 2023, 02:45 PM IST
The Delhi High Court issued a notice to Malik on NIA's death penalty plea. During the hearing SG Tushar Mehta argued that Malik indulged in terrorist and secessionist activities and should be awarded death penalty by treating the matter as a ‘rarest of rare’ case
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has approached the Delhi High Court seeking capital punishment, or death penalty, for separatist leader and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JLF) chief Yasin Malik, in relation to a terror funding case. On Monday, the Delhi High Court after a hearing in the matter issued a notice to Malik who is presently serving a life term, on the plea of NIA.