The National Investigation Agency on Thursday searched 20 places in Bihar in connection with the Phulwari Sharif terror case, which it had taken from the police.
According to the agency, the search operation was carried out in Nalanda, Katihar, Araria, Madhubani, Patna, Vaishali, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, and Saran districts.
“Search was conducted this morning in Siva Ganga district of Tamil Nadu and Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka in connection with the involvement of Popular Front of India (PFI) in anti-national activities,” the NIA said in a statement. “During the searches conducted today at the premises of the accused and suspects, incriminating material including digital devices and documents have been seized.”
In July, the agency had searched 10 locations in Patna, Darbhanga, East Champaran, Nalanda, and Madhubani districts when a retired Jharkhand policeman and two others from a “potential terror module” were arrested.
Athar Parvez, an alleged former SIMI member; Mohammad Jalaluddin, a retired sub-inspector; And Armaan Malik were picked up from the Phulwarisharif area and were accused of planning disturbances during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bihar. Police said the trio, allegedly linked to the PFI, had tried to target those making “adverse and objectionable” remarks on Islam.
Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manavjit Singh Dhillon then said that the three held meetings and gave physical training “like RSS shakhas are organized for physical training…”, a remark that prompted the BJP to demand disciplinary action against the IPS officer.
Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manavjit Singh Dhillon then said that the trio held meetings and gave physical training “like RSS shakhas are organized for physical training…”, a remark that prompted the BJP to take disciplinary action against the IPS officer. prompted to demand.
A day before the arrest, the police booked sections 120B (criminal conspiracy), 121 and 121A (waging war against the State), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups), 153B of the Indian Penal Code, 26 The people were reportedly part of a “potential terror module”. (Allegations, claims prejudicial to national unity).
According to the police, the accused said that they want to expand the base of PFI in Patna.