NIA picks up Muslim leaders at midnight: 4 PFI leaders arrested in Indore-Ujjain; Suspicious and inflammatory documents seized

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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday midnight arrested 4 Popular Front of India (PFI) functionaries from Indore and Ujjain. PFI state president Abdul Karim Bekriwala, Abdul Javed and Mumtaz Qureshi have been picked up from Indore. NIA has detained a youth named Jameel Sheikh from Ujjain. Many suspicious and inflammatory documents have also been seized from them. This action was taken in Sadar Bazar of Indore, Chhupa Bakhal and Kotwali police station area of ​​Ujjain between 1 and 3 pm.

Home Minister Narottam Mishra said on Thursday morning, that NIA has taken action across the country. About 100 people have been arrested. Action has also been taken in Indore. I don’t think it right to share too much information about this. PFI is a statewide not nationwide organization.

More than 2 dozen NIA officers were present during the action in Indore. Among them were 10 to 11 lady officers. The action lasted till 7 am. The CCTV footage of the building where the PFI office is located has been taken away by the NIA officials.

Had provoked Muslim youth: Collector
Indore Collector Manish Singh said, NIA had asked us for police force. A year ago in Indore too, a case of instigating young Muslims had come to the fore. After this, the Indore administration had arrested Abdul Rauf of PFI. Rasuka has also been imposed on Zahid Pathan. We are constantly putting pressure on such people. Earlier the office of PFI used to operate near the Taj Building in Bombay Bazaar. In the past, Pandharinath and Sarafa police stations have taken joint action.

NIA took out CCTV
More than 24 NIA officers were present during the operation. Among them were also 11 lady officers. The action went on till 7 in the morning. The gym also operates in the building where the PFI office is located. According to eyewitnesses, all gyms and shops opened on time in the morning. The CCTV and footage installed in the NIA building have also been recovered and taken away.

NIA and ED took action simultaneously across the country
Raids are going on by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the ED at several locations of the Popular Front of India (PFI). A total of 106 members of PFI have been arrested from 13 states. Organization chief Oma Salam is also included in these. The matter of taking three members of PFI from Indore and one member from Ujjain to Delhi has come to the fore. It is being told that about 200 officers of NIA are carrying out this raid. This organization is accused of spreading communalism. This action is going on by NIA in Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Maharashtra, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Rajasthan.

The organization is active in 23 states of the country
Popular Front of India (PFI) was formed on 17 February 2007. This organization was formed by merging three Muslim organizations in South India. These included National Democratic Front of Kerala, Karnataka Forum for Dignity and Manitha Neeti Pasarai of Tamil Nadu. PFI claims that at present this organization is active in 23 states of the country.

Combing patrol of Indore Police to cover NIA

The NIA action in Indore lasted till Thursday morning. To cover this action, Indore Police did combing patrol. More than 100 jawans and officers of 9 police stations and reserve police participated in this. The police raided the house of the goons and miscreants. During this, someone hid among the goats to escape from the police, while someone took shelter behind the washing machine. Throughout the night, police officers kept on taking action in different police stations. According to Additional DCP Prashant Choubey, action was taken against the goons in about 9 police stations in the night. In which the reserve force was also called from the DRP line. During the four-hour operation, 270 criminals were apprehended. click here.

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