New Delhi: NIA has taken massive action against PFI. NIA continues raids in different parts of the country. ED is also involved in this raid. The NIA has conducted searches in multiple places including Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. Around 100 PFI members and some people associated with the organization have been arrested by the ED.
The operation is closely monitored by the Union Home Ministry. 2 PFI members have also been arrested from Lucknow. It is said to be the largest operation in the history of the investigation. Mega raids are being conducted by investigative agencies for alleged involvement in terrorist funding and criminal training. Homes and offices are being investigated for allegedly providing funds to terrorists, organizing training camps, and recruiting people into the organization. The team consists of more than 2000 NIA officers. . NIA officers were accused of assault in Mangaluru. Karnataka Police has detained PFI and SDPI members.
According to information, a case related to PFI was registered in the Hyderabad branch of NIA on August 26. In the report submitted by the NIA after the case was registered, around 26 people have been accused. Based on that complaint, major action has been taken by the NIA. Many places in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are being raided by the NIA. According to the national media reports, the National Investigation Agency is raiding about 23 places in both states.
In Andhra Pradesh, Kurnool, Nellore, Kadapa, and Guntur were raided, while in Telangana, Nizamabad, a suspect’s residence was raided. PFI is giving rigorous training to its cadres and sowing seeds of radicalism in their minds. The PFI is training its cadres to violently repress anti-Muslim organizations and individuals in India. As a result, they have become a recruiting ground for other terrorist organizations. It means that terrorist organizations are employing these cadres in terrorist activities. The NIA has been alerted after receiving a tip-off regarding such activities.