Apex court notice to government on SIMI ban

SC issued notice to Centre on 2 pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Unlawful Activities Act, 1967, under which SIMI was banned.

Updated: May 07, 2012, 19:46 PM IST

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on two pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, under which the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) was banned six times since 2001.
The court sought a response within 10 weeks on the petitions filed by two former SIMI members.
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