Chennai: As part of its ongoing probe into the unlawful activities of the banned Popular Front of India (PFI), the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today 9 conducted raids at six locations in Tamil Nadu and detained two people.
Reports received here said the raids were being held at Chennai, Madurai, Dindigul and Theni districts.
Those detained during the searches were Mohammad Qaiser, the Madurai District Regional President of PFI and Socialist Democratic Party of India (SDPI) Theni District Secretary Sadiq Ali.
Multiple teams of NIA were involved in the raids at the residential and other premises of the suspects in the case in close coordination with Tamil Nadu Police.
So far, ten people have been arrested in connection with the case registered by NIA after launching nation-wide crackdown against PFI last year for indulging in conspiracy and unlawful activities, before the outfit was banned by the Union Home Ministry.