Srinagar parts observe shutdown, internet snapped in Kashmir after court awards Yasin Malik lifer

Srinagar, May 25: Parts of Srinagar observed shutdown while internet was snapped in Kashmir after court sentences Yasin Malik to life in prison. 

According to the reports, the nerve centre of Srinagar-Lal Chowk- and adjoining Maisuma areas observed shut down since early morning to protest Malik’s sentencing. The shops remained shut in these parts while skeletal traffic was observed

In the native area of Malik, protests were witnessed which saw police firing tear canisters to disperse the protesters.

Meanwhile, news agency kdc reported that mobile internet was suspended in Kashmir as a precautionary measure after a court awarded life imprisonment to separatist leader Yasin Malik in a terror funding case.

They said the mobile internet has been suspended across all network service providers in the Valley.

However, the officials said, internet services were working on fixed-line, including fiber and broadband.

The NIA court in New Delhi on Wednesday sentenced JKLF chairman Yasin Malik to “two life imprisonments”, according to the reports from news channels.

Malik, who had last week told the court that he was not contesting the charges levelled against him, has been imposed over Rs 10 lakh fine. All the sentences will run concurrently.




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