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Five PFI members despatched to Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad custody for 5 days 

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Five PFI members sent to Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad custody for five days 

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MUMBAI: A courtroom right here on Thursday remanded 5 activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI) within the custody of the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad.

They are accused of indulging in `illegal actions selling enmity amongst communities’ and `waging a struggle in opposition to the nation’.

The ATS arrested a complete of 20 PFI activists from numerous locations within the state on Thursday as a part of the nation-wide multi-agency operation led by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Five of them have been produced earlier than a courtroom right here with the ATS searching for their custody for 14 days.

The courtroom, nonetheless, remanded them within the probe company’s custody for 5 days.

A complete of 106 PFI activists have been arrested on Thursday in 11 states for allegedly supporting terror actions within the nation.

In Maharashtra, raids have been carried out by ATS groups in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Aurangabad, Pune, Kolhapur, Beed, Parbhani, Nanded, Malegaon (in Nashik district) and Jalgaon, an official mentioned.

The anti-terror company registered offences in Mumbai, Nashik, Aurangabad and Nanded beneath Indian Penal Code sections together with 153-A (wantonly giving provocation with intent to trigger riot), 121A (conspiring to commit sure offences in opposition to the State) and 120B (felony conspiracy), and provisions of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

MUMBAI: A courtroom right here on Thursday remanded 5 activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI) within the custody of the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad.

They are accused of indulging in `illegal actions selling enmity amongst communities’ and `waging a struggle in opposition to the nation’.

The ATS arrested a complete of 20 PFI activists from numerous locations within the state on Thursday as a part of the nation-wide multi-agency operation led by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Five of them have been produced earlier than a courtroom right here with the ATS searching for their custody for 14 days.

The courtroom, nonetheless, remanded them within the probe company’s custody for 5 days.

A complete of 106 PFI activists have been arrested on Thursday in 11 states for allegedly supporting terror actions within the nation.

In Maharashtra, raids have been carried out by ATS groups in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Aurangabad, Pune, Kolhapur, Beed, Parbhani, Nanded, Malegaon (in Nashik district) and Jalgaon, an official mentioned.

The anti-terror company registered offences in Mumbai, Nashik, Aurangabad and Nanded beneath Indian Penal Code sections together with 153-A (wantonly giving provocation with intent to trigger riot), 121A (conspiring to commit sure offences in opposition to the State) and 120B (felony conspiracy), and provisions of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).