As half of its agenda to create terror, communal hatred and unrest in society and to advance its agenda of establishing an Islamic regime in India by 2047, the outlawed Popular Front group of India (PFI) formed covert groups known as ‘Service Teams’ or ‘Killer ‘Squads’ to kill its ‘perceived enemies’ and targets.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) made the revelations in an indictment filed Friday in a particular court docket in Bengaluru referring to the homicide of BJP Yuva Morcha district committee member Praveen Nettaru on July 26 in final 12 months within the Bellare village of Sullia Taluk within the Dakshina of Karnataka. .Kannada district. Nettaru was killed in public view with deadly weapons to strike terror among the many common populace and particularly amongst members of a specific group.
The indictment, which was filed towards 20 members of the PFI, additional states that “these members of the ‘Service Team’ have been supplied with weapons in addition to coaching in assault and surveillance methods in an effort to ‘establish, record and monitor people and leaders belonging to sure communities and teams’.
“These ‘duty team’ members were further trained to attack and kill identified targets on the instructions of senior PFI leaders,” the NIA stated within the indictment.
In reference to conspiracy conferences organized by PFI members and leaders in Bengaluru city, Sullia city and Bellare village, the indictment states, including that “the leader of the district service, Mustafa Paichar, has been instructed to recognise, identify and target a prominent member of a particular community.”
“As per instructions, four people were recognized and identified and among them, Praveen Nettaru, who was a member of BJP Yuva Morcha, was assaulted and killed on July 26 last year in public view with lethal weapons for to sow terror among the general public and especially among members of a particular community,” the indictment reads.
Of the 20 PFI members charged, six are at massive and awards have been declared for data resulting in their arrest within the case.
The defendants have been charged beneath numerous Sections of 120B, 153A, 302 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 16, 18 and 20 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967 and Section 25(1 )(a) ) ) of the Weapons Act.
Mahammed Shiyab, Abdul Basheer, Riyaz, Mustafa Paichar, Masud KA, Kodaje Mohammed Sherif, Abubakkar Siddik, Noufal M, Ismail Shafi Okay, Mahammad Iqbal Okay, Shaheed M, Mahammad Shafeek G, Ummar Farook MR, Abdul Kabeer CA, Muhammad Ibrahim Sha , Sainul Abid Y, Shekh Saddam Hussain, Zakiar A, N Abdul Haris, Thufail MH have been charged on this case.
Among the indicted defendants, Mustafa Paichar, Masud KA, Kodaje Mohammed Sherif, Abubakkar Siddik, Ummar Farook MR and Thufail MH are at the moment at massive and awards have been declared for data resulting in their arrest.
The case was initially registered on July 27 by the Bellare Police Station of Dakshina Kannada District and re-registered by the NIA on August 4 final 12 months. In September, the Home Office banned PFI, its associates and associates for a interval of 5 years beneath the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act 1967, declaring it an unlawful affiliation.
Apart from the involvement within the homicide of Nettaru, the PFI cadres are additionally accused of having participated in a number of terrorist acts and the homicide of a number of individuals, together with Sanjith (Kerala, November 2021), V Ramalingam (Tamil Nadu, 2019), Nandu (Kerala, 2021), Abhimanyu (Kerala, 2018), Bibin (Kerala, 2017), Sharath (Kamataka, 2017), R Rudresh (Kamataka, 2016), Praveen Puyari (Karnataka, 2016) and Sasi Kumar (Tamil Nadu, 2016).