The Uttar Pradesh police’s Particular Job Drive Sunday raided the Delhi workplaces of Common Entrance of India and its pupil wing CFI, officers mentioned, days after a CFI chief was despatched to five-day police custody for allegedly funding PFI members to create unrest after the Hathras gangrape incident.
On February 17, a courtroom in Mathura had despatched PFI’s pupil wing chief Rauf Shareef to five-day police custody.
Uttar Pradesh STF Inspector Common Amitabh Yash instructed reporters, “A probe by the STF is underway in a case registered in Mant police station of Mathura. Primarily based on info retrieved throughout interrogation, search and seizure are being executed within the workplaces of PFI and CFI situated in Delhi, after acquiring search warrant from courtroom.”
Shareef had been introduced from Ernakulam jail in Kerala the place he was lodged after being arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in December in a cash laundering case.
In a remand report submitted within the courtroom in Kerala, the ED had alleged that Shareef, who’s the chief of Campus Entrance of India (CFI), had funded the journey of Sidhique Kappan, a Delhi-based Kerala journalist, and three different alleged PFI activists to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh, the place a Dalit lady died after being allegedly gang-raped.
Kappan and the three others had been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police in October whereas they had been on their method to Hathras.
It was alleged they’d “ulterior motives of disturbing social concord and inciting communal riots” and had been charged with severe offenses together with sedition.
The Uttar Pradesh authorities has been demanding a ban on the Common Entrance of India (PFI), accusing it of inciting riots within the state through the protests towards the Citizenship Modification Act.