In a major crackdown against the Popular Front of India (PFI), Assam Police has arrested a total of 25 PFI leaders across several districts of the state on Tuesday.
A total of 5 PFI leaders have been arrested from Kamrup district, 10 from Goalpara, 1 from Karimganj, 1 from Udalguri, 1 from Darrang, 3 from Dhubri, 2 from Barpeta, and 2 from Baksa.
Earlier, Assam Police arrested 11 leaders of PFI from various parts of the state and one from Delhi.
The NIA had arrested over 106 members of the radical group during its largest-ever raids spread across several states on September 22.
The second series of searches on the Popular Front of India (PFI) are being conducted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and other investigation agencies.
The NIA persisted in its campaign against the radical group. PFI raids are taking place in eight different states. Additionally, some PFI members have been apprehended.
Several crucial pieces of information were obtained during the initial series of raids’, and interrogations of PFI leaders.
Police and other investigation agencies are conducting raids in eight states based on information provided by the NIA.