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In the raids of UP ATS and NIA, 8 suspects have been caught from Uttar Pradesh. ATS has detained 1 suspect from Indira Nagar area of Lucknow, 2 from Varanasi, 1 from Barabanki and 2 from Bahraich. This action was taken on the basis of secret information. Apart from this, raids of both the agencies are going on in Noida and Varanasi. There are 4 teams in action mode in different cities.
According to sources, some confidential documents and laptops have also been found from the arrested suspects. It has been confiscated. After being taken into custody, the agency will now interrogate them. Raids are being conducted at the places of people associated with the Popular Front of India (PFI), who provide space and funds to help terrorists in the country. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested more than 100 people associated with PFI across the country.
1 suspect arrested from Lucknow’s Indiranagar
Waseem has been arrested from this house of A-Block Sarvodaya Nagar in Indiranagar, Lucknow.
A youth named Wasim has been arrested by the NIA from Indiranagar area of Lucknow. He does tailoring work. The NIA had kept this action a secret. On Thursday morning, suddenly the team raided Wasim’s house and arrested him. Wasim’s family members refused to talk to the media. According to the information, objectionable items have also been recovered from him. At the same time, ATS has arrested PFI treasurer Nadeem from Barabanki. Two active members of PFI have also been detained by ATS from Bahraich.
2 PFI workers detained in Varanasi
UP ATS raided Varanasi on Thursday morning and detained two Popular Front of India (PFI) activists. Both are currently being interrogated at a secret location. The matter is being told related to terror funding.
Taking further action on the basis of the facts revealed in the interrogation, he will be taken to Lucknow. At the same time, when asked in this regard, the officers of ATS have refused to say anything. According to highly placed sources of ATS, two activists of Popular Front of India residing in Jaitpura and Adampur area of Varanasi have been detained for questioning.
Raids in Bahraich, Lucknow, Varanasi and Meerut in UP
According to sources, raids are going on at the houses of PFI and its associates. These people were helping terrorists in terror funding and running camps. In UP, eight people have been picked up by raids in Lucknow, Varanasi, Meerut and Bahraich. In which a young man named Wasim has been picked up from Indiranagar in Lucknow.
This figure is from the raids conducted across the country on Thursday.
During this raid, major action is being taken in 10 states. While the NIA and ED along with the state police have arrested more than 100 cadres of PFI. At the same time, demonstrations have also started against this raid in many places.