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Three Jamaat-e-Islami workers booked under UAPA in Kulgam

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The Jammu and Kashmir Police has booked three workers from the now-banned religio-political organisation Jamaat-e-Islami under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Police sources said that the three activists from Jamaat-e-Islami were arrested earlier and were booked today on charges of “harbouring, aiding militants and hatching conspiracy”.

These workers have been identified as Mudasir Hasan Mir, a resident of Sallar; Abdul Hayat Alaie, a resident of Audoora Kulgam, living at present in Sallar village; and Farooq Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Lever village.

Sources said that a case vide FIR number 35/2021 has been registered against the trio.

They have been booked under section 10 (Penalty for being a member of an unlawful association, etc), 11 (Penalty for dealing with funds of an unlawful association), 13 (Punishment for unlawful activities),18 (Punishment for conspiracy, etc), 19 (Punishment for harbouring, etc), 20 (Punishment for being a member of a gang or militant organisation), 38 (Offence relating to membership of a militant organisation), 39 (Offence relating to support given to a militant organisation), 40 (Offence of raising fund for a militant organisation) of the UAPA Act. (KNT)