The police have booked Aasif with offences under various sections of Criminal Procedure Code and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA
The Centre had declared Islamic Research Foundation ( IRF), an NGO based at Dongri in south Mumbai, an unlawful organisation under the Unlawful Activities [ Prevention] Act ( UAPA
The exact embryologic cause of UAPA
is a matter of debate and is likely different in left- vs.
The exact prevalence of UAPA
is unknown, but the current literature estimates 1:200.000 individuals (1).
The issue of the validity of the ban, which was clamped under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA
), set up by the Union Government was taken up before the tribunal headed by Delhi High Court Justice Vikramjit Sen.
An FIR was lodged against him under the newly amended Unlawful Activities (Prevention) (UAPA
'Andrabi along with her associates namely Sofi Fehmeeda and Nahida Nasreen have been booked under various sections of IPC and UAPA
that includes waging war, sedition, promoting enmity between different groups based on religion, criminal conspiracy,' the report quoting Indian Home Ministry official said.
The Kerala government had filed the appeal that the CBI charges under the UAPA
would not hold good and asked for them to be dropped.
The charges include 120B (Punishment of criminal conspiracy), 121/121A/122 of Indian Penal Code (waging or intending to intention to waging war against the government) and sections 16/17/18/18A/18B of UAPA
(terrorism and organising of terrorist camps as also recruiting people for the same).
Sources claim that the agency has under Section 91 of the Code of Criminal Procedure ( CrPc) and 43 F of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act ( UAPA
), approached banks and financial institution for assistance to prepare the list to probe into the funding of " unlawful activities".
The three UAPA
sections stand for commission or conspiring to commit a terrorist act and for being a member of a terrorist organisation, while Section 125 of the IPC relates to waging war against a nation which is in alliance with the Government.