Red fell against PFI on September 22
Terrorists associated with Indian Mujahideen carried out these blasts. who had been a member of the banned Students Islamic Movement in India. It may be mentioned that CMI was also an organization similar to PFI. ED has received details of Rs 120 crore collected through this organization in the last few years. Which were mostly obtained in cash. According to the investigating agency, these funds were being used for riots and terrorist activities across the country. The ED arrested 4 members of the PFI on September 22 after a nationwide raid against the PFI. Several agencies, including the National Investigation Agency, have arrested more than 100 activists associated with the outfit. ED has arrested three other officials of the organization from Delhi. Their names- Parvez Ahmad, Mohammad Ilyas and Abdul Mukit. All these have been interrogated several times by the investigating agencies after the money laundering probe against PFIs started in 2018.
ED has come to know about suspicious transaction of Rs 120 crore
The ED has accused Shafiq Payeth, who once resided in Qatar, of illegally using his NRI account in India to transfer PFI money from abroad to spread chaos in the country. According to the ED, it raided Payeth’s hideouts last year. It revealed investments in real estate businesses and diversion of their money into PFIs. According to the ED, more than Rs 120 crore has been deposited in the accounts of PFIs and its affiliated institutions in the last few years. The ED has further claimed that this money was also used in the February 2020 Delhi riots.
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