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Monday, February 03, 2020

108 members of PFI arrested in last 4 days

By on Monday, February 03, 2020

108 members of Popular Front of India have been arrested by UP Police in the past 4 days in the allegation of protesting CAA. This stern action came after the police had arrested already 25 PFI men. The PFI because of being violent protest against CAA the UP government has sent a proposal to Union Home Ministry to be banned so.
UP Additional Chief Secretary Home, Awanish Awasthi, told journalist on Monday this week, “ 108 members of PFI have been arrested in the last 4 days. It is an unending start, we will deep ditch it and shall investigate where they were being funded. We are in touch with the central investigative agencies.” The acting DGP, Hitesh Chandra Awasthi, told that 108 members of PFI in the last 4 days for their roles in the violence have been arrested; 14 from Lucknow, 16 from Bahraich, 3 from Sitapur, 21 from Meerut, 9 in Ghaziabad, 6 from Muzaffarnagar, 7 from Shamli, 4 from Bijnor, 20 from Varanasi, 5 from Kanpur, one each in Gonda, Hapur and Jaunpur.
When it was asked whether the state police is in touch with the ED for the economic assistance add to the PFI, He replied, “ we are collecting the evidence and are in touch with the many agencies including ED. We shall discuss and share over this issue after a correct time.” Mr Awasthi claimed that the UP is the first state where the stern action has been taken against the PFI so quick.