New Delhi – A member of the banned Popular Front of India (PFI) in Kerala has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The arrested advocate Mohammed Mubarak is a resident of Edavanakkad in Ernakulam District. A spokesperson for the NIA said this is the 14th arrest in this case after 56 locations in the State were raided recently by the agency.
Mohammed Mubarak A I, a resident of Edavanakkad in Ernakulam district, was the fourteenth person to be arrested in the case, subsequent to searches conducted at 56 locations in the state on Thursday. #NIA #Kerala #PFI https://t.co/GMCBvZUjbJ
— Deccan Herald (@DeccanHerald) December 30, 2022
Mubarak is an instructor with PFI’s martial arts and hit squad (assassination squad). He practices law in the Kerala High Court. (How is it that a member, jihadi, and instructor of a hit squad of a banned jihadi terrorist organisation is also a lawyer ? – Editor). Several weapons including axes, swords, and sickles concealed in a badminton racket bag were seized from his house in a raid. The NIA spokesperson added, “Investigations have revealed that the PFI trained and maintained hit squads in different States and Districts to target leaders and members of other communities.”
(Credit : TIMES NOW)