Explosives Recovered In Kollam District: Raids Forest Department
| Wednesday | 16th June, 2021
The PFI is being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate on charges of money laundering and the National Investigation Agency.
The Kollam District was raided by the Forest Department of Kerala where they recovered explosives, two gelatin sticks, four detonators, batteries, some wires, and adhesive substances. The members of the department in the cashew plantations are under the jurisdiction of the Kerala Forest Development Corporation at Pathanapuram in the district.
It is indicated that the Popular Front of India, founded in the state and has headquarters in Delhi was operating clandestine training camps in Pathanapuram and the explosives are part of the logistics of the camp. The probe agencies have launched an investigation into the recoveries of the explosive cache
"The explosive materials were recovered by the Forest officials who immediately alerted the local police. Soon a team of police officials reached the spot. The items recovered have now been sent for scientific examination and results are awaited," an official told IANS.
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