Vicky Nanjappa

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How Islamic State is looking to fill in the PFI’s space in India

The Islamic State has off late through its mouthpiece the Voice of Khorasan has been portraying that a crackdown on the PFI is an attack on Indian Muslims.

The Islamic State has been making all attempts to grab the space left behind following the ban on the Popular Front of India.

The recent raids by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) clearly suggested that the PFI had larger plans. In fact it was also looking to use the sea route.

During the raids the NIA officials recovered GPS-enabled wireless communication devices and marine radio sets from the PFI leaders in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. These devices according to preliminary investigations may have been used by the PFI to orchestrate terror on the seas and also indulge in money exchange.

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