Kerala Journalist, 3 Others Arrested By UP Police On Way To Hathras

Kerala Journalist, 3 Others Arrested By UP Police On Way To Hathras

Newsdesk |
October 6, 2020

A journalist, who is a contributor for a popular Kerala-based website, and three other men were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura on Monday over alleged links to the Popular Front of India or PFI, an outfit the Yogi Adityanath government wants banned.

New Delhi, 06 October 2020

As per news report of NDTV, the four men were headed from Delhi to Hathras, where a 20-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped and tortured last month, in a car when they were stopped and arrested, police said. According to the cops, the four men - Atiq-ur Rehman, Siddique Kappan, Masood Ahmed and Alam - were stopped at a toll after they received information that some "suspicious people were on their way to Hathras from Delhi". Their mobile phones, a laptop and some literature, "which could have an impact on peace, and law and order in the state", have been seized, a statement said. The men, during questioning, revealed they had links with the PFI and its associate organisation Campus Front of India (CFI), the police claimed.

Source -NDTV


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