Seven years in jail for three SIMI activists in Madhya Pradesh

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Published: June 22, 2019 10:47:37 PM

The three convicts -- Kamruddin Nagauri aka Abdulla Raju, Hafiz Hussain aka Adnan and Safdar Nagauri -- will also have to pay a fine of Rs 10,000 each, additional public prosecutor Yogesh Tiwari said.

SIMI activist, Madhya Pradesh,SIMI activist jailed, india news, UAPA, Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, UAPA section 13, Madhya Pradesh newsAdditional Chief Judicial Magistrate Prakash Damor found the three accused guilty under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. (Representative Image: File)

Three activists of the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), a banned outfit, were sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment by a local court here Saturday. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Prakash Damor found the three accused guilty under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

The three convicts — Kamruddin Nagauri aka Abdulla Raju, Hafiz Hussain aka Adnan and Safdar Nagauri — will also have to pay a fine of Rs 10,000 each, additional public prosecutor Yogesh Tiwari said. The trio were found guilty under UAPA section 13 (punishment for unlawful activities).

Bhopal police had seized books and other material related to SIMI from their possession in 2009, the prosecutor said.

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