On 20 February, Special Judge Parveen Singh put Syeda Asiya Andrabi and her associates – Sofi Fehmeeda and Nahida Nasreen – on trial for varied offenses punishable underneath Indian Penal Code and the stringent anti-terror regulation. Andrabi was arrested together with the others in 2018 since after they have been imprisoned in Delhi.
A Delhi court docket on Tuesday levelled accusations of terrorism, sedition and several other different crimes towards Syeda Asiya Andrabi and her two associates, and has charged them with allegedly waging battle towards the federal government of India and conspiring to commit acts of terror within the nation.
The federal anti-terrorist company, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), has been directed by India’s Home Ministry, to register a case towards Asiya Andrabi, her two associates and her organisation, Dukhtaran-e-Millat. The three accused had been arrested in April 2018 and at current are in custody.
Dukhtaran-e-Millat is an all-woman hardline separatist organisation which had been based in 1985 as a reformist organisation.
According to the primary info report (FIR), Andrabi, Sofi Fehmeeda and Nahida Nasreen had been actively operating Dukhtaran-e-Millat, a terrorist organisation proscribed underneath the primary schedule of the nation’s stringent anti-terror regulation Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
The three accused had been utilizing varied media platforms to encourage rebel and unfold hateful speeches that endanger the integrity, safety and sovereignty of India, the NIA added.
“Through Andrabi, Dukhtaran-e-Millat openly advocated Jammu and Kashmir to secede from the Union of India and also called for jihad and use of violence against India,” the FIR talked about.