New Delhi, Feb 15 (GCCurrentAffairs) National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed first supplementary charge sheet against seven accused from proscribed organisation People Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in NIA Special Court at Ranchi, an official statement said here on Saturday.
The seven accused, all from Jharkhand, Gulab Kumar Yadav alias Gulab Yadav, Ravi Yadav alias Amit, Rakesh Kumar Paswan alias Aryan Ji,Pawan Kumar Yadav,Santosh Yadav alias Tiger, Suresh Yadav alias Sirish Yadav and Pramjeet Mochi alias Sonu Mochi have been booked 120B, 384,385,386 of IPC, section 17,18,18B,20 and 23 of UA(P) Act1967, section 25(1-A), 25(1-AA), 26 and 29 of Arms Act 1959, under section 17 of CLA Act1908.
This case was originally registered at Balumath Police Station under sections of IPC, UA(P)A Act and CLA act by the Jharkhand police and NIA took over the case on February 26 last year.
Case pertains to an incident in which members of the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a proscribed organization by the State Government of Jharkhand, had gathered in the Titir Mahua forest area of Balubhang and were conspiring to conduct an unlawful act.
On the basis of credible information, a raid was conducted and four accused were arrested along with foreign made arms and ammunition.
Investigation has revealed that the above chargesheeted accused operatives of PLFI used to extort levy from the contractors of governmental development projects and transporters, the probe agency said.
Further, they acquired foreign made arms and ammunition illegally which were used to intimidate the contractors and businessmen for committing extortion, the agency added.
“Levies collected from them were not only used for terror activities of PLFI but also for acquiring immovable properties by their members”, the probe agency further said.
NIA also said that six chargesheeted accused are already arrested and are currently in Judicial Custody whereas accused Pramjeet Mochi alias Sonu Mochi is still on run, the probing agency officials said adding that the
further investigation in the case has been continued.