Biggest ever raid on NIA’s PFI bases; 11 states, 106 arrests

In the biggest ever NIA raid against PFI, Mohammad Wasim alias Bablu has been caught from Lucknow. Wasim does tailoring work. Four teams of NIA and ATS are conducting raids in UP.

Raids continue at many locations of National Investigation Agency’s PFI

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National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday morning itself in many places in 11 states including Uttar Pradesh and capital Delhi. Popular Front of India (PFI) locations have been raided and during this time 106 people have been arrested at different places. Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra have seen the maximum number of arrests. 3 people have also been arrested from the capital Delhi, while 8 people have been arrested from Uttar Pradesh. The man arrested from Lucknow used to do tailoring work.

This raid has been conducted this morning on the premises of Popular Front of India with the help of National Investigation Agency, Enforcement Directorate and State Police. The maximum number of arrests in this raid took place in Kerala. Meanwhile, the probe agency has sealed the Telangana PFI head office at Chandrayangutta in Hyderabad in connection with a case registered earlier by the NIA. The NIA, ED and Para Military Force along with the local police sealed the PFI office.

Apart from 22 people in Kerala, 20-20 people have been arrested in Karnataka and Maharashtra during the raids. After this, the maximum 10 arrests have been made from Tamil Nadu. Then 9 people were arrested from Assam, 8 from Uttar Pradesh, 5 from Andhra Pradesh, 4 from Madhya Pradesh while 3-3 people were also arrested from Delhi and Puducherry. There have also been 2 arrests from Rajasthan.

Delhi’s PFI President Parvez has also been arrested by the NIA. The team reached here at around 3.30 am today. During the raid, NIA arrested Parvez and his brother. Parvez lives in Okhla and has been associated with PFI for a long time.

NIA has picked up Mohammad Wasim alias Bablu from Indira Nagar area of ​​Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow. The accused Wasim does tailoring work. In UP, four teams of NIA and ATS are conducting raids in UP. Apart from Lucknow, raids were conducted in Noida and Varanasi.

Raids have been conducted in 3 districts including Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur. The NIA raided the PFI office on Moti Dungri Road in Jaipur this morning itself. The NIA team was present in the office for about 4 hours. Two PFI workers were found in the office. Javed and another were questioned by the NIA team. However, no one has been arrested from Jaipur. But many documents have been confiscated from the spot. At present, the team has returned from here.

Apart from Jaipur, raids were also conducted in Kota and Bara. 4 people have been detained from Bara. At the same time, many documents have been seized from Kota and Jaipur.

Similarly, NIA has also conducted raids in Indore and Ujjain of Madhya Pradesh. State leaders of PFI in Madhya Pradesh have been detained. From here 4 people have been detained.

According to sources, NIA’s search operation is going on in Maharashtra also on the hideouts of PFI. NIA has detained some PFI leaders in Maharashtra. There are serious allegations against PFI like inciting violence in the country, terrorist attacks, riots, and terror funding. There is also connection with PFI organization D company. In such a situation, ANI can also get strong evidence after investigation. Raids are also going on in Kodhwa area of ​​Pune.


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