The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today raided multiple sites in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as part of an investigation into a terror module suspected of being linked to India’s Popular Front. PFI).
The raids were conducted at facilities involving the accused and suspects across Kurnool, Nellore and Nandyal in Andhra Pradesh, and Nizamabad in Telangana.
Last month, a case was registered by the NIA in Hyderabad against 27 people for plotting “to wage war against the central government.”
Officials said the First Information Report or FIR had been registered against Abdul Khader, whose home in Nizamabad was allegedly used by members of the PFI to carry out “anti-national activities”. and 26 others, officials said.
Sources say Abdul Khader has admitted that he built an extra section on his roof for PFI members to use for their meetings and training in place of Rs lakh.
“In pursuit of the criminal conspiracy, they recruited members of the Popular Front of India (PFI), organized training camps to commit terrorist acts. They formed an illegal group. law and promote hostilities between different groups on religious and related grounds, the FIR said in its activities that disrupt India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
“PFI members started coaching and exercising youth in the name of karate classes and used to incite them against a particular community with their hate speech, etc.” FIR said more