UP: Police arrested 4 suspected supporters of PFI-CFI over conspiracy in Hathras incident
Lucknow/UNI: Even as Uttar Pradesh police registered rampant cases of conspiracy against unknown in the Hathras incident, four suspected activist of the Popular Front of India (PFI) and his associated group Campus Front of India (CFI) from Mathura on late Monday night when they were on their way to the district.
Officials said here on Tuesday that the four suspected were nabbed at the Math Toll in Mathura when police suspected of their activities. These four were going in a car and police have recovered several mobile phones and laptops containing discriminatory literature.
The arrested people have been identified as Atiq-ur-Rahman of Muzaffarnagar, Siddique of Mallapuram in Kerala, Alam of Rampur and Masood Ahmed of Bahriach.
Sources said that the nabbed people have confessed their involvement with PFI and CFI.
Earlier UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has disclosed that on the backdrop of the Hatras rape and murder incident, the anti-national forces are trying to create caste and communal disturbances in the state.
Meanwhile, the state police has registered 19 FIRs in different parts of the state against unknown persons for hatching conspiracy to disturb peace on the backdrop of the Hathras incident.
The FIRs were registered at the Chandpa police station in Hatras, under 20 stringent sections of the IPC and IT act. Other cases were registered at Sashni and Hatras gate police stations in Hatras, along with in other police stations in Lucknow, Mathura, Bijnore, Saharanpur, Bulandshahr, Prayagraj and Ayodhya.