The NIA (National Investigating Agency) has filed a supplementary charge sheet against three accused in a case related to the illegal activities of the banned Popular Front of India (PFI) in Tamil Nadu. A spokesperson of the investigating agency said that Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Yusuf, and Khizar will be charged in the special NIA court. The charge sheet was filed against them.
NIA chargesheet 10 accused earlier
The spokesperson said the central investigating agency had earlier filed a chargesheet against 10 accused on 17 March in a case related to illegal activities of PFI (Popular Front of India) leaders, members, and workers. The officer said that they operated through their state headquarters located at Purasavakkam in Chennai as well as various district offices in Tamil Nadu, and their front organizations were aiding them.
The spokesperson added that during the investigation, the houses of accused Razzaq, Yusuf, and Khizar were raided, and they were arrested. The three were produced before the special NIA court in Chennai on May 9.
The NIA spokesperson said that evidence was collected confirming the fact that these accused had hatched a conspiracy to recruit new cadres into the PFI who would be trained to target the Government of Bharat through violent means.