Kerala High Court: Unauthorized protest by the Popular Front of India (PFI) following arrests

Kerala High Court opens lawsuit against Islamic party the Popular Front of India (PFI) for calling for flash hartal . Raids and searches are being carried out against those suspected of funding terrorist activities .

New Delhi: The Kerala High Court opened a lawsuit on its own against the leaders of the Islamic party the Popular Front of India (PFI) in the state of Kerala for calling for a flash hartal (strike).The court required the state to take strict action against those who violated the order, noting that hartals were already banned from performing.The destruction of public assets is unconstitutional, the court stated, and immediate action should be taken on attacks in Kerala.Since Friday morning, two police officers were wounded in Kollam after being arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and other agencies for allegedly supporting terror activities in the region.

The NIA, the Enforcement Directorate (ED), and state police took part in the coordinated operation.On Friday, the group had called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in Kerala to mark their protest.Raids and searches are being carried out against those suspected of funding terrorist activities, arranging training camps, and urging others to join radical groups.In Kerala, the most people were arrested.