The raids are part of the investigation into the murder of PMK functionary V Ramalingam (45), who was hacked to death by a Muslim gang on February 5, 2018.
Ponnani is considered an unsafe zone for the League at present due to the growing influence of party defectors as well as issues with its ally Congress.
Notably, the organisation was also banned earlier in the State for the alleged involvement of its members in anti-national activities.
A total of 55 cases have been registered in this regard. Of the arrested, 25 are leaders while 38 are cadres, according to the officers.
Ernakulam Central ACP K Laljy said the search has been intensified to find those who are on the run. A team led by CI A Ananthalal, under the monitoring of Laljy, is investigating the case.
Following SFI leader Abhimanyu’s dastardly murder allegedly by political adversaries at the Maharaja’s College here, the Central agencies, including the NIA and the IB, have launched a preliminary
The extremist outfit has slowly crept into the colleges and become capable of physically eliminating their opponents in this short span of time.
The Campus Front, PFI’s student wing, is being held responsible for the murder of SFI leader, Abhimanyu.
According to sources, the NIA and IB have been monitoring the activities of PFI and allied organisation in connection with extremist activities.
Two others were injured in an alleged attack by the workers of the Campus Front and its parent outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) inside the Maharaja's College, Ernakulam, campus last night.
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K M Asokan said the Supreme Court had sent Hadiya to the homoeopathy medical college in TN with a purpose to allow her to complete her studies and any move to interrupt it would be an offence.