The Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) on Thursday morning raided the premises linked to Common Entrance Of India (PFI) in a number of states, authorities sources stated.
In an enormous crackdown on PFI, the anti-terror company carried out raids in ten states, together with Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Over 100 high PFI leaders and functionaries have been arrested within the nationwide raids. The raids have been carried out by NIA, Enforcement Directorate (ED) and state police in a coordinated transfer.
In what’s believed to be the “largest ever” crackdown until date, raids and searches are being carried out in opposition to these allegedly concerned in terror funding, organising coaching camps and radicalising others to hitch extremist teams.
“The raids are happening on the houses of nationwide, state and native leaders of PFI. The state committee workplace can be being raided. We strongly protest the fascist regime’s strikes to make use of companies to silence dissenting voices,” the PFI stated in a press release.
On Tuesday, the anti-terror company charged 4 PFI functionaries beneath the Illegal Actions (Prevention) Act (UAPA) after finishing up searches at 38 places in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.