04 June Sunday

Membership of Banned Organisations A UAPA Offence ; Supreme Court Repeals Earlier Verdict

Web Desk (Tvm)Updated: Friday Mar 24, 2023

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that having  membership to a banned organization is a chargeable offence. As per section 10(A)  under the UAPA Act case can be filed against any person with membership to unlawful organisation, ruled Bench comprising Justices MR Shah, CT Ravikumar and Sanjay Carroll.

Today’s verdict  overturns the 2011 ruling which said that  UAPA could not be clamped for merely holding mmebership to a banned organisation.