Northeast Delhi riots: Cops seeks 10 days custody of Umar Khalid

New Delhi, Sep 14: The Delhi Police have sought 10 days custody of former JNU student, Umar Khalid in connection with the Northeast Delhi riots case. He was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. 

The special cell of the Delhi Police which is probing the case is also looking into the larger conspiracy angle. 53 persons had died in the riots that took place in February. 

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Kerala smuggling case has huge ramifications for national security, to be probed under UAPA

kerala-smugglingNew Delhi, July 10: The organised smuggling operation may have implications on national security, the Home Ministry said while ordering a probe by the National Investigation Agency into the Kerala smuggling case. Cases would be registered under Sections 15,16, 17 and 18 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 2004.

This prima facie clearly looks like an organised racket and also has international links to it. The case needs to be probed under the UAPA, as it has massive ramifications for national security, an NIA official informed OneIndia.

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Delhi violence: Delhi police slap charges under UAPA against Umar Khalid, Jamia activists

umarkhalid1New Delhi, Apr 22: The Special Cell of the Delhi police has booked JNU student leader, Umar Khalid under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

The police have also booked Jamia student member, Meeran Haider and media coordinator of the Jamia Coordination Committee, Safoora Zargar under the same provisions in connection with the Northeast Delhi riots that took place in February.

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Bhima-Koregaon: Don’t raise hyper technicality flaws, SC tells activists

New Delhi, Dec 4: The Supreme Court will examine the chargesheet filed by the Pune Police in the Bhima-Koregaon case. Under examination would be the decision by the police to invoke the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act against the five activists who were arrested in June for their alleged links with the naxalites and the role played in the Bhima-Koregaon violence.

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Man who cleaned IS toilets will not be tried for joining terror group

Pic: Indian Express
Pic: Indian Express

Islamic State recruit Areeb Majeed, who cleaned toilets and returned to India dejected will be tried under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

He will however not be charged for joining the IS. A special court dropped charges filed against him under Section 20 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. This means he will not be charged for being a member of the terrorist organisation.

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Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation to challenge ban

Mumbai, Nov 17: The Dr Zakir Naik run Islamic Research Foundation will challenge the ban imposed on it before the Central Government Tribunal. Before the tribunal the NGO would argue that the application of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) is illegal and hence the ban could not have been imposed.

The government had banned the NGO under the UAPA for a period of five years. The NGO says that it would await the Centre’s Gazzette notification regarding the ban following which the same would be challenged before the tribunal.

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Ban on Zakir Naik’s NGO gives NIA a shot in the arm

zakirnaikMumbai, Nov 16: The ban issued by the union government on Dr Zakir Naik’s NGO will give the National Investigation Agency a shot in the arm. The NIA is likely to register an FIR against Naik and his NGO, Islamic Research Foundation under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

On Tuesday, the government imposed a ban of 5 years on the NGO for illegal activities. Sources say that the decision was approved by the union cabinet which was chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

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Ban on Zakir Naik’s NGO gives NIA a shot in the arm

zakirMumbai, Nov 16: The ban issued by the union government on Dr Zakir Naik’s NGO will give the National Investigation Agency a shot in the arm. The NIA is likely to register an FIR against Naik and his NGO, Islamic Research Foundation under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).
On Tuesday, the government imposed a ban of 5 years on the NGO for illegal activities. Sources say that the decision was approved by the union cabinet which was chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

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RSS worker’s murder- Killers were paid to get the job done

rrudreshBengaluru, Nov 7: The Karnataka police will invoke the stringent provisions of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) against the killers of RSS leader R Rudresh.
By invoking this provision, the police can seek 30 days custody of the killers and also file the chargesheet in 180 days.

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RSS worker’s murder- Killers were paid to get the job done

rrudreshBengaluru, Nov 7: The Karnataka police will invoke the stringent provisions of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) against the killers of RSS leader R Rudresh. By invoking this provision, the police can seek 30 days custody of the killers and also file the chargesheet in 180 days.
Rudresh, an RSS leader was killed on October 16 by two bike borne men. This case had generated a lot of debate considering the killing had taken place in broad day light in the heart of the city of Bengaluru.

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