Assam PFI

Guwahati, Sep 27: Police in Assam arrested 25 more leaders and workers of the Popular Front of India (PFI) early on Tuesday taking the total number of arrests from the organization in recent days to 36 across the state.

According to police, the contemporary arrests have taken area in 8 districts of the state, and more could take place in the coming days.

Details of the PFI individuals arrested in recent raids are not available yet.

“The sparkling arrests were made in Kamrup Rural (5), Goalpara (10), Karimganj (1), Darrang (1), Dhubri (3), Barpeta (2), Udalguri (1), and Baksa (2) districts,” informed Hiren Nath, Additional DGP (Special Branch).

Earlier on September 22 and 23, police had arrested 11 PFI leaders.

Those arrested are Aminul Hoque, Abdul Razzak, Robiul Hussain, Nazrul Islam Bhuyan, Rafiqul Islam, Abu Sama Ahmed, Farhad Ali, Khalilur Rahman, Mufti Rahmatullah, Bazlul Karim and Minarul Sheikh.

While Aminul Hoque is the northeast nearby secretary of PFI, Abu Sama Ahmed is the company’s Assam unit president and Robiul Hussain is the state unit, general secretary.

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Those arrested also include Rafiqul Islam and Mufti Rahmatullah, district unit presidents of PFI’s Nagaon and Barpeta units.

Minarul Sheikh is the West Bengal unit president of the company.

According to police, a case towards all 11 leaders had been registered with the aid of using the unique department of Assam police and they have been charged under sections 120-B, 124-A, 153-A, and 353 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for crook conspiracy, sedition, selling enmity among unique companies and attack or crook pressure to discourage public servant from discharge of duty.

According to an announcement issued with the aid of using Assam police, those leaders had been arrested as there are dependable statistics that they had been making all-out efforts to foment communal strife in throughout the state.