Raids and searches are being achieved against the ones allegedly involved in terror funding and radicalising others to enroll in extremist companies.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday morning raided the premises linked to Popular Front Of India (PFI) in several states, authorities sources stated.
In a large crackdown on PFI, the anti-terror business enterprise carried out raids in ten states, together with Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Over one hundred top PFI leaders and functionaries have been arrested in the nationwide raids. The raids were carried out via NIA, Enforcement Directorate (ED) and nation police in a coordinated circulate.
The most number of arrests have been made from Kerala, followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka.
In what is assumed to be the “largest ever” crackdown till date, raids and searches are being finished against the ones allegedly concerned in terror investment, setting up education camps and radicalising others to join extremist agencies.
“The raids are taking vicinity at the houses of national, state and nearby leaders of PFI. The country committee office is also being raided. We strongly protest the fascist regime’s moves to apply companies to silence dissenting voices,” the PFI said in a assertion.
On Tuesday, the anti-terror organization charged 4 PFI functionaries beneath the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) after sporting out searches at 38 places in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.