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Hathras Case: Massive conspiracy to trigger riots in Uttar Pradesh unearthed

Oct. 7, 2020, 2:27 p.m.

New Delhi: There is a big revelation about a conspiracy to engineer riots in Uttar Pradesh by using the recent murder of a teenaged girl in Hathras as a trigger.

According to the preliminary report of the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the Popular Front of India (PFI) received about Rs 50 crore from Mauritius to trigger riots in Uttar Pradesh on the pretext of the Hathras incident.

According to the initial report of the Enforcement Directorate, Rs 50 crore was sent from Mauritius to the Popular Front of India (PFI) to spread communal riots in Uttar Pradesh. 

The ED has claimed that the entire funding was more than Rs 100 crore. The police and the cyber cell team investigating the case have found important clues. The ED can also take action in this matter regarding foreign funding.

Jamia student among accused

One of the four accused arrested from Mathura is from Bahraich. This man named Masood Khan Jarwal is a LLB student of Jamia Milia Islamia university in Delhi. He has been a member of the Campus Front of India (CFI) – the student wing of the PFI- for the last two years. 

ED will file a case

In the investigation of the conspiracy to trigger violence in Uttar Pradesh over the Hathras incident, the ED may register a case. 

The UP Police has claimed that a conspiracy was hatched to spread violence in Uttar Pradesh over the Hathras incident. Foreign funding was also done to carry out this conspiracy. It is believed that after registering the case, ED can conduct raids in many places besides interrogating the accused.

Four people belonging to the PFI have been arrested from Mathura recently. They are accused of being involved in the conspiracy to create widespread violence in Uttar Pradesh

During interrogation, the accused also named of 14 more people who were part of the conspiracy to carry out riots in Uttar Pradesh.

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