Two suspected Hizbul Mujahideen operatives arrested here have been booked under a stringent law even as their police custody was extended for five days by a local court Wednesday.
UAPA is set to get more teeth with the Union Cabinet approving amendments by which the definition of "terrorist act" will be expanded .
The Bill enhances from two years to five years the period for which an association involved in terrorist acts, including terror financing, will be declared unlawful.
Govt is likely to amend the UAPA to take effective action against individuals and entities that provide funds to
terror groups in the country.
The workshop on UAPA, the first of its kind in the
state, was attended by 25 field level police personnel from
different Maoist-hit districts.
WB govt informed the Calcutta HC that the PCPA was a front organisation of
Maoists, and thereby banned under the Unlawful Activities
Prevention Act (UAPA).
The government is contemplating
booking telecom franchisees in Jammu and Kashmir under the
Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) if they violate
norms in issuing SIM cards.
Saswati Das alias Mili, wife
of top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, was arrested and
produced in a local court in Khurda district of Orissa.
Trinamool Congress leader Mamata
Banerjee today warned the Left government in West Bengal not
to use the stringent anti-terror law Unlawful Activities
(Prevention) Act against intellectuals.
In a warning to associates and
supporters of arrested PCPA leader Chhatradhar Mahato, the
West Bengal government on Saturday said that those demanding his
release were punishable under the Unlawful Activities
People`s Committee against Police
Atrocities leader Chhatradhar Mahato was not arrested under
the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, West Bengal Home
Secretary Ardhendu Sen said on Wednesday.
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