Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

17 SIMI Operatives Get 3-year Jail For Raising Pro-Pakistan Slogans

A city court on Thursday sentenced 17 operatives of banned outfit-Student Islamic Movement of India to three years in jail for raising pro-Pakistan slogans in the court premises three years ago.

Vivek Trivedi | News18.com

Updated:June 29, 2017, 11:10 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
17 SIMI Operatives Get 3-year Jail For Raising Pro-Pakistan Slogans
Image for representation only.
Loading...

Bhopal: A city court on Thursday sentenced 17 operatives of banned outfit-Student Islamic Movement of India to three years in jail for raising pro-Pakistan slogans in the court premises three years ago.

The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Sharma also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of them. They were convicted of various penal offences, including those for committing deliberate and malicious acts to outrage religious feelings, and making imputations and assertions prejudicial to the national integration.

On May 17, 2014, 18 SIMI operatives brought to Bhopal court for a hearing. As they reached the court premises, they started raising slogans in favour of Pakistan, Taliban militia and shouted that area from Afghanistan to India belonged to them.

According to the prosecution, they shouted slogans like "Taliban Zindabad, Islam Zindabad, Pakistan Zindabad, Allahu Akbar, from Palestine to Afghanistan and Pakistan, our rule will come, we have been sent by Allah for this purpose."

Besides, they shouted, "Ab Modi ki bari hai" (Now, it's Modi's turn) apparently referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said the prosecution.

One of the 18 operatives was gunned down in November 2016 jailbreak incident at Bhopal Central Jail. The 17 SIMI activists are still lodged in the jail and are being tried in different cases for last couple of years.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months. Use code FREEDOM.

| Edited by: Bijaya Das
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results