Daijiworld Media Network – Bantwal (MS)
Bantwal, Mar 9: It is said that five people, who were arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on March 5 from Nandavar Bantwal, Puttur and Manjeshwar in connection with the terrorist activity that occurred at Phulwari Sharif of Patna in Bihar, belonged to the now-banned PFI organization and had transferred Rs 25 crore to the terrorists who were involved in the act.
This is a hawala network of the PFI terror activities, which is spread across states and the NIA officials unearthed the connection of Dakshina Kannada and Kasargod PFI activists’ involvement in the same.
The NIA sleuths arrested Mohammed Sinan and Iqbal, residents of Nandavar in Panemangalore, Sarfraz Nawaz of Sajipa Mooda, Abdul Rafiq, resident of Puttur and Abid, resident of Kunjathur of Manjeshwar and took them to Patna.
The PFI is carrying out Hawala business in Kerala, Karnataka and Bihar. This came to light during the Phulwari Sharif case investigation.
During the interrogation, it has come to light that arrested accused Mohammed Sinan and Sarfraz Nawaz were handling the responsibility of a huge amount of money that was arriving from overseas countries, to the bank accounts of various bank accounts of the PFI members.
Several PFI activists are reportedly continuing their secret activities in Phulwari Sharif and Motihari areas of Bihar. They had made rifles and bullets ready to kill youths of a specific community of East Champaran district.
The NIA said that the arrested were depositing money into the bank accounts of suspected terrorists. They will be produced to special court in Patna.