The Enforcement Directorate (ED) desires to query the alleged Well-liked Entrance of India (PFI) members, who had been arrested from Mathura once they had been going to fulfill the Hathras sufferer’s household, in reference to its ongoing cash laundering probe into the riots in northeast Delhi in February this 12 months.
The Uttar Pradesh Police had arrested the 4 males from Mathura on the evening of October 5 once they had been on their approach to Hathras from Delhi. They’re allegedly linked to the PFI and its affiliate outfit Campus Entrance of India (CFI).
The 4 have been recognized as Atiq-ur Rehman of Muzaffarnagar, Masood Ahmed of Bahraich, Alam of Rampur and Siddique, a journalist from Kerala’s Malappuram.
The UP Police additionally seized their cellphones, laptops and a few literature, which might have had an influence on the legislation and order state of affairs.
The ED in its submission in Mathura court docket in search of permission for his or her questioning mentioned, “Masood Ahmed has been a member of PFI and had acquired funds in his checking account. He was additionally in contact with PFI’s Normal Secretary Mohammad Iliyas.”
Their position within the riots in northeast Delhi in February this 12 months has been suspicious and thus they must be questioned by the monetary probe company within the Mathias jail, the place they’ve been lodged since their arrest, the ED mentioned in court docket.