Killing of IAF men: TADA court frames charges against Yasin Malik
Srinagar, Mar 16: A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) court on Monday framed charges against the banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik and four others in connection with the killing of four IAF personnel on January 25, 1990.
The charges were
framed under section 302, 307 RPC, section3 (3) and section 4(1) of TADA Act,
1987 and section 7/27 of Arms Act 1959 , section 120-B of RPC.
denied the charges that were sent to him through an email in the morning.
The case had come
up for hearing on Monday after the court had given a go head for the framing of
charges and prosecution of Malik last week. The next hearing has been scheduled
for March 30.
In another case
against Malik regarding his involvement in the 1989 kidnapping of Rubaya
Sayyed, daughter of Late Mufti Sayeed, former Home minister and chief minister
of Jammu and Kashmir, will be heard on March 20.
The CBI has
requested the court for the fast-tracking of the hearing on daily basis. Malik
had joined JKLF in 1989 after the controversial 1987 assembly elections, and
later became JKLF chief after the killing of group’s chief Ashfaq Majeed on
March 31, 1990.
charge-sheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) before the TADA
court in Jammu on August 31, 1990, in connection with the killing of IAF
He been arrested
by the NIA and lodged in Tihar jail for militant funding.