The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has raided the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its links across the country. The investigating agency has raided in the case of terror funding and running the camp.
New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has raided the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its links across the country. The investigating agency has raided in the case of terror funding and running the camp. In the last few days, the NIA has registered more than a dozen cases in this case, in which the link of PFI has been found.
NIA has raided the PFI and its affiliated locations in many states including UP, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu. According to the information, OMA Salam raided the house of PFI President in Manjeri in Malappuram district of Kerala. Over 100 PFI members and people connected with them have been arrested by ED, NIA and state police in different cases. The arrests have taken place in more than 10 states.
The NIA got information about suspicious activities of a large number of PFI and its associated people, on the basis of which the investigating agency is doing a massive crackdown today. This is the biggest action so far regarding training activities of PFI and its people, terror funding and connecting people with the organization.
These searches are being conducted in the residential and official premises of persons involved in funding terrorism, organising training camps and radicalising people to join proscribed organisations. More than 200 NIA officers and members of raid team carried out the searches.
Earlier on September 18, NIA raided 23 places in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.These raids were also done in the case of running a training camp of the banned organization Popular Front of India (PFI) in the name of Karate Training Center. The NIA had conducted raids in Nizamabad, Kurnool, Guntur and Nellore districts. If sources are to be believed, the NIA raided the same places from where information about the operation of terrorist activities was received.