New Delhi: Amid outrage over the alleged gangrape of 19-year-old Dalit woman, four men, allegedly linked to the Popular Front of India or PFI were apprehended from Mathura last night. The police said that the men were on their way to Hathras from the national capital in a car when they were stopped and taken into custody.
The four men identified as Atiq-ur Rehman, Siddique, Masood Ahmed and Alam – were stopped at a toll after poloice reortedly received information that some “suspicious people were on their way to Hathras from Delhi”.
In a statement, the police asserted that their mobile phones, laptop and some literature, “which could have an impact on peace, and law and order in the state”, have been seized.
The police alleged that the men, during interrogation revealed their links with the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associate organisation Campus Front of India (CFI).
Further interrogation is underway, police added.