Yasin Malik Gets Life Imprisonment: From a Pakistan-trained terrorist to a prominent face of separatists in Kashmir, Yasin Malik, the chief of the banned Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) along the border in the last three decades. The troubled state remained in the headlines for various reasons. 56-year-old Yasin Malik, who was sentenced to life imprisonment by an NIA court on Wednesday, has been in and out of jail since his student days before the onset of militancy in the 1990s.
After his release in 1994, Malik, who entered politics after leaving the path of violence, had declared to oppose the Gandhian way and was seen as a moderate voice in the separatist camp. Malik, who is married to a Pakistani artist, also has a 10-year-old daughter. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) had arrested Malik in early 2019 in a terror financing case registered in 2017.
Born on 3rd April 1966
Malik was born on 3 April 1966 in Maisuma area of ??Srinagar. Malik was married in 1989 to Rubaiya, daughter of the then Home Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.Eid K is also facing trial in the kidnapping case.
Apart from this, the case of attack on Air Force personnel in Srinagar by JKLF terrorists in the year 1990 is also going on. Four people were killed and many were injured in this attack.
Anti-national activities were started at an early age
Malik started anti-national activities at a very young age in the 1980s after forming the Tala Party. The party was involved in an attempt to disrupt the 1983 cricket match between India and West Indies at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium in Srinagar. The party protested against the hanging of JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat on 11 February 1984 in Tihar Jail.