Yasin Malik, who had escaped judicial scrutiny in the case related to the killing of four IAF personnel in 1990, appeared through video conferencing, after a long gap of 29 years, in a TADA court in Jammu on Wednesday.
Four IAF personnel, including a squadron leader, Ravi Khanna, were killed in the gruesome attack led by Yasin Malik on January 25,1990 in Rawalpora area while 22 other personnel were injured. Malik is currently lodged in Delhi’s Tihar jail in connection with terror funding case through the Pak High Commission.
The next hearing in the case is scheduled to take place on November 5th. Out of seven accused in the case, five were produced in the court and Yasin Malik appeared via video conferencing. The seventh accused, Showkat Bakshi, currently lodged in a Srinagar jail, remained absent. The Judge directed that his appearance is must in the next hearing.