Srinagar: The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) lead by Yasin Malik was banned by the Government of India on Friday under ‘anti-terror’ law.
The outfit has been banned for alleged promotion of secessionist activities in Jammu and Kashmir, they said.
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They said the organisation has been banned under various provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Its chief Yasin Malik is under arrest and at present lodged in Jammu’s Kot Balwal jail.
This is the second organisation in Jammu and Kashmir which has been banned this month.
Earlier, the GoI had banned the Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir.