Police unearth CDs of Taliban like terror module in Kerala

Last Updated: Sat, Jul 10, 2010 07:10 hrs

Kerala Police have unearthed compact discs allegedly belonging to a Taliban-like terror module in Aluva and Muvattupuzha areas of the state.

Police sources said the CDs belonged to the Popular Front of India (PFI). They confirmed that they had retrieved many terror related documents that contained Taliban and Al-Queda plans for attacks.

Police said that they are continuing with their raids of PFI houses and other institutions across the state.

In an another raid police seized a gun from the house of Popular Front leader Ayoob at Kunnetheri near Aluva.

In the raid at the district office of the organisation at Kujunnikkara pamphlets and videos relating to NDF were seized.

They also seized a car from the hideout of another PF activist Kunjumon. Pamphlets and CDs allegedly depicting and Taliban executions were recovered from his house.

On Monday, police held two Popular Front activists Kothamangalam Paruthikattukudi Jafer and Kaladi Mundeth Ashraf in relation to the case professor hand chopping case.

Both were presented before the Muvattupuzha first class judicial magistrate on Monday and were remanded for 15 days. They were charged with attempt to murder, conspiracy and other charges.

Asharf is the leader of Popular Front student's section. It is reported that as many as 35 to 40 people have been held in various places relating to the case.

Meanwhile, three activists alleged for chopping hand case from the same organization are brought to lookout notice who are absconding since the incident.

The Popular Front of India is a confederation of Muslim fundamentalist and extremist organizations which is active in southern India. Its slogan is Naya Karavan : Naya Hindustan, which means The new travelling group and the new India.

The Front was formed on November 22, 2006 and is supported by the Karnataka Forum for Dignity (KFD), the National Development Front (NDF), and Manitha Neethi Pasarai (MNP).

They are alleged to have links to Islamic terrorist organisations like Lashkar-e-Taiba and SIMI (Student Islamic Movement of India). By Juhan Samuel (ANI)

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