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ED begins money laundering probe into Bihar PFI case

Updated: July 20, 2022 12:11 pm

The Enforcement Directorate has begun a money laundering probe into a recent “terror module” unearthed by Bihar Police with the arrest of three people for their alleged links with extremist organisation PFI and their plans to indulge in “anti-India” activities.  Mohammad Jallauddin, a retired Jharkhand Police officer, and Athar Parvez were arrested on July 13 from the Phulwari Sharif area of Patna while Nuruddin Jangi was arrested three days later from Lucknow by Uttar Pradesh ATS, on the request of Bihar Police.

Several objectionable documents pertaining to Islamic extremism have been seized from their possession. The ED has taken cognisance of this Patna police FIR and has clubbed in its wider probe being conducted by it against PFI, its members and linked persons.

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