Uttar Pradesh government has arrested four people with alleged links to PFI. This move comes in after Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath claimed that there was an attempt to incite casteist violence by using the Hathras gang-rape case. Yogi Adityanath also named Amnesty International and added that with the help of foreign funding, opposition leaders are trying to incite passion in the people of Hathras.
The four men have been arrested from Mathura while en route Hathras. U.P Police have also claimed that these men came with the intention of creating disharmony in the village. In the last few days, three FIRs have been registered. The police also seized laptops, phones and some incriminating literature as well.
Until now 21 FIRs have been filed by the Uttar Pradesh police.