The government has constituted Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal for the hearing regarding declaration of Students Islamic Movement of India, SIMI as an Unlawful Association under the provision of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act,1967. The Tribunal is comprised of Delhi High Court Judge, Justice Mukta Gupta.
The Registrar of the Tribunal has issued notices to SIMI to appear before it on 15th of next month for further proceedings.
In a notification, the Centre had extended the ban on SIMI for next five years over its involvement in acts of terrorism. (AIR)