2 PFI members arrested in UP with explosives, police suspect terror attack plan

Two members of the Popular Front of India (PFI) who were planning a series of terrorist attacks at various places in the country were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police's Special Task Force on February 16 with a huge quantity of explosives. “Ansad Badruddin and Firoz Khan have been arrested from Kukrail trisection in Gudamba area,” said Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Law and Order, Prashant Kumar. He added, “Explosive devices including battery and red wire, a .32 bore pistol, seven live cartridges, cash, PAN card, four ATM cards, pen drives, metro card, driving licenses and Aadhar cards were recovered from their possession.” The ADG said, “STF was getting information for the past few days that PFI members were involved in a criminal conspiracy to challenge unity, integrity and harmony of the country and wage a war against the government.” Watch the full video for more.