Davanagere: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducts raid in Davanagere and Kalaburagi on Thursday September 22. Two were arrested and one escaped.
Imamuddin a resident of M.C.B Block and Tahir resident of Harihara have been arrested and subjected to interrogation. As per the NIA primary report, Imamuddin is the PFI Davangere Former District President.
NIA is currently interrogating the duo based on the links that they have with the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and the PFI.
The NIA arrested the PFI District President and Sheikh Ejaz Ali, residing in Tipu Sultan Chowk. While raiding the residence of PFI State Committee Member Shahid Naseer, he escaped from the spot.
Reports says that the NIA officers have recovered crucial evidence including documents, letters, and Rs. 15 lakh cash from Ejaz’s residence. Officials have begun search operations for Naseer.
It is learned that thousands of people gathered in front of Ejaz’s residence and protested against the Central Government and NIA. Protesters were heard sloganeering and condemning the Central Government for allegedly targeting a particular community.