New Delhi: Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested more than 100 leaders and workers by raiding the houses and offices of the workers belonging to the Muslim Indian organization Popular Front of India in several states.
In the report of the Indian broadcasting organization NDTV, citing official sources, it has been said that in a large-scale crackdown against PFI, the Anti-Terrorism Agency conducted raids in 10 states. Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are included.
More than 100 top PFI leaders and activists have been arrested in these raids across 10 states of the country. These raids were jointly conducted by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) of the NIA and the state police.
The highest number of arrests were made in the state of Kerala where 22 people were arrested, followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka 20, Andhra Pradesh 5, Assam 9, Delhi 3, Madhya Pradesh 4, Puducherry 3, Tamil Nadu 10. , 8 activists and leaders from Uttar Pradesh and 2 from Rajasthan were arrested.
The latest crackdown is believed to be the biggest ever, with raids and search operations being carried out against people allegedly involved in funding terrorism, running training camps and PFI activists in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka protested against the arrests.
The PFI said in a statement that the homes of the PFI national, state and local leaders are being raided, the office of the party’s state committee is also being raided. strongly protest the move to use agencies to silence