The maximum number of arrests have come from Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka where the organization has a strong base. There are many different cases going on against the organization, in which these arrests have been made.
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National Investigation Agency NIA and ED with local police in 15 states on Thursday PFI Raids were conducted at around 100 places of During this, NIA has arrested the workers of Total 45 organization. The maximum number of arrests have come from Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka where the organization has a strong base. There are many different cases going on against the organization, in which these arrests have been made.
According to the statement released by the NIA, 19 accused have been arrested from Kerala, 11 from Tamil Nadu, 7 from Karnataka, 4 from Andhra Pradesh, 2 from Rajasthan, 1 each from UP and Telangana. According to the information, five people have been arrested in the Nizamabad case, out of which four arrests have been made in Andhra Pradesh alone and one person has been arrested from Telangana. These include Abdul Rahim, Abdul Wahid, Sheikhzafullah, Rihaz Ahmed and Abdul Waris.
Several arrests in Delhi related cases
Apart from these, 19 people have been arrested in a case related to Delhi, including 8 from Kerala, 7 from Karnataka, three from Tamil Nadu and one from Uttar Pradesh. The organization’s chairman OMA Salam has also been arrested in the same case. Two other cases are related to Delhi itself, in which in the first case two people from Rajasthan and in the second case 8 people have been arrested.
At the same time, 11 people have been arrested in a case related to Kochi, all of whom are residents of Kerala. These include Najumuddin, Saiuddin, Yahia, Koheya, Mohammad Ali, Siti Suleman, PK Usman, Sadiq Ahmed, Shihahas, P Ansari, MM Majeed. , Karamana Asraf Maulvi is included.
Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka major raids
The agencies conducted raids in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, West Bengal, Bihar and Manipur. According to the information received by TV9, 39 locations were raided in Kerala, 16 in Tamil Nadu, 12 in Karnataka and 7 in Andhra Pradesh. Apart from these, 4-4 in Maharashtra and Rajasthan, 2-2 in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi and one each in Telangana, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, West Bengal, Manipur and Bihar were raided. According to the information received, 18 accused were produced in Delhi’s Patiala House Court, where the court has sent all of them to four days’ police custody.
300 officers of NIA, DG himself kept an eye
It is noteworthy that about 300 officers of NIA were involved in the raid, the Director General of the investigating agency himself was present in the head quarters all night and kept an eye on the whole raid himself. Let us tell you that since 2010 till now 46 people associated with PFI have been sentenced by the courts, while till now chargesheets have been filed against 355 accused. It has been told that in all the cases in which the NIA has raided today, the section of UAPA has also been added. The NIA was constantly getting inputs from intelligence agencies, on the basis of which the investigation was going on for months. In the end, the central agencies made a red plan and carried out the operation.