Ministry of Home Affairs banned PFI for 5 years, action against 8 other organizations including RIF on the charge of terror link
The Ministry of Home Affairs has banned 9 organizations including PFI (Popular Front of India). For the past several days, raids were being conducted on the members of PFI across the country, after which this major action has been taken by the Government of India.
Popular Front of India (PFI) has been banned in the country for 5 years by the Ministry of Home Affairs. For the past several days, raids were being conducted at different locations of PFI in the country, during which more than 127 PFI members from different states were also arrested. After this, today the Ministry of Home Affairs declared PFI an illegal organization by notification and banned it for the next five years. According to media reports, during the raid, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) got much important evidence against PFI.
Along with PFI, 8 other organizations have been banned by the Ministry of Home Affairs, including Campus Front of India (CFI), All India Imam Council (AIIC), Rehab India Foundation (RIF), National Confederation of Human Rights Organization (NCHRO). ), Junior Front, Empower India Foundation and Rehab Foundation, National Women's Front.
On September 22, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids against the Popular Front of India (PFI) in 13 states of the country. During this 106 members of PFI were also arrested. According to media reports, during this raid, documents related to terror funding, preparation of terror modules, links with many terrorist organizations including SIMI, as well as many other serious allegations have been handed over to the hands of the NIA.
On Tuesday, NIA, UP ATS and UP STP raided PFI locations in 8 states including Uttar Pradesh, in which more than 170 people were arrested. PFI was constantly working to involve youth in anti-national activities through social media, due to which Uttar Pradesh had already demanded a ban on it.
In the notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, it has been told that the PFI is involved in anti-national activities in association with many terrorist organizations like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), confirming which much important evidence has been received by the investigating agencies.
PFI member Shafiq Payeth was arrested by the NIA, who told during interrogation that there was a plan to attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Patna rally on July 12 this year. For this, a training camp was also organized.