First Published Sep 23, 2022, 11:22 AM IST
New Delhi: ED officials are inquiring about the funds received by the PFI organization. All over the country, NIA officials have conducted searches in the houses of people who have links with PFI. NIA officials conducted searches in 15 states of the country yesterday. The NIA officials found that the people connected with PFI were receiving funds from abroad. ED officials entered the field and started investigation in this matter.
NIA officials conducted searches in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi and other states yesterday. NIA officials have arrested more than 106 people related to PPI across the country. ED officials are investigating where the funds for PFI are coming from. They are inquiring about the fact that funds are coming to PFI from abroad.
NIA has alleged that PFI is trying to nurture terrorism in the country. ED officials are investigating the funds received by people associated with PFI. They are inquiring about where and when the funds came from. ED officials are examining the bank accounts of the arrested PFIs.
Key documents were seized during searches at the homes of people associated with PFI. The NIA officials seized the hard disks of the computers at many places. NIA has seized electric devices as well as deadly weapons. NIA suspects that PFI received funds in the form of hawala. ED officials are investigating this matter.
NIA officials arrested four in Andhra Pradesh and one in Telangana. The PFI office in Chandrayanagutta, Hyderabad, Telangana was seized. PFI activists strongly opposed the NIA searches. They protested against the NIA searches in many places. Protests are going on in Kerala against the arrest of PPI activists. The Kerala High Court has taken this matter as sumoto.
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It is known that there were protests in the state of Andhra Pradesh during the searches of the houses of the PFI activists. The representatives of the PFI organization alleged that the searches were being conducted deliberately targeting them. Some time ago, the police arrested key people related to PFI in Nizamabad district.
Last Updated Sep 23, 2022, 11:22 AM IST