Delhi Police arrests four PFI members under UAPA

Updated: Oct 4 2022 12:38PM

New Delhi, Oct 4 (PTI) Four persons allegedly linked to the banned Popular Front of India (PFI) were arrested by Delhi Police under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, officials said on Tuesday.

This is the first arrest of any PFI member in the national capital after the outfit was banned by the Centre on September 28. Earlier, Delhi Police had conducted raids at PFI units spread across six districts of the city and detained 33 people allegedly linked with the group.

A senior police officer confirmed that four members of the outlawed outfit have been arrested in a case registered against them under the UAPA at Shaheen Bagh police station of southeast district of Delhi Police.