Chargesheet says all the accused got Rs 80 lakh from financial institutions based in Muscat and Doha for the purpose of creating unrest and riots in UP.
A case has been registered against him under various sections of the IPC at Kotwali police station in Basti," Superintendent of Police, Basti, Hemraj Meena said.
The Popular Front of India (PFI) on Wednesday condemned the arrest of two of its members by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh police on terrorism charges on Tuesday.
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) sought a 10-day remand of Shareef, against whom a production warrant had been issued by the court.
Badruddin and Firoz, the natives of Kerala, were arrested by the STF in a joint operation with central agencies in Lucknow on Tuesday evening.
ADG Law & Order, Prashant Kumar said that members of PFI were planning to execute a blast at important places in different parts of the state.
Enforcement Directorate has been probing the PFI, formed in 2006 in Kerala and headquartered in Delhi, since 2018.
In a remand report submitted in court in Kerala, the ED had alleged that Shareef, who was the leader of Popular Front of India's students' wing, had funded the trip of Sidhique Kappan.
Statutory compliance for collection of funds abroad and their remittance to India have not been done by PFI.
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The ED made this revelation in a report filed at the Special Court for Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) cases in Kochi. The report was filed to seek extension of custody of KA Rauf Sheriff.
The agency on November 18 had conducted searches at 43 locations in Bengaluru, including at the four offices of SDPI in the rioting case, in which three people lost their lives in police firing.
Katihar SP Vikas Kumar said that he has received information with regard to PFI pasting posters at several places in the district.
The searches are being conducted in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Delhi and in Malappuram and Thiruvananthapuram districts of Kerala.
Though the ED is yet to issue a statement on the grounds for the raid, the PFI leaders said the ED in 2018 had registered a case against them under Prevention of Money Laundering Act.