Palakkad (Kerala) [India], November 8 (ANI): The Investigating Officer in the alleged murder case of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Swayamsevak, Sreenivasan, claimed that he has been receiving threatening calls. As per the complaint filed by investigating Officer, the caller told him that his inquiry had created trouble for them and he would face the consequences before leaving Palakkad, “He asked the probing officer to keep a coffin ready,” police said. Based on his statement, a complaint has been filed at the Palakkad-Town South police station. It is pertinent to note that so far, 34 accused persons in killing an RSS worker have been arrested, and all of them are related to the Popular Front of India (PFI). Swayamsevak Sreenivasan was hacked to death on April 16, a day after (PFI) leader, Subair was hacked to death in front of his father in Kerala’s Palakkad district.
Subair, a popular front worker, had been hacked to death in Elupplly Palakkad district on April 15, and as retaliation, Sreenivasan, a former RSS swayamsevak, was murdered on April 16. Police had formed special investigation teams to probe two cases, and ADGP law and order is heading the teams. Notably, the Central Government recently imposed a five-year ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI). The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) announced a newly issued notification declaring “the PFI and its associates or affiliates or fronts as an unlawful association with immediate effect”. Along with PFI, it also imposed the ban on its fronts, including Rehab India Foundation (RIF). Campus Front of India (CFI), All India Imams Council (AIIC), National Confederation of Human Rights Organization (NCHRO), National Women’s Front, Junior Front, Empower India Foundation and Rehab Foundation, Kerala as an “unlawful association”.
As per the inputs received by both the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as well as the Enforcement Directorate (ED), “the PFI has been raising and collecting substantial funds from abroad in a well-organized and structured manner”. It also came to the knowledge of the Central agencies that the “PFI was raising funds abroad and their transfer to India through clandestine and illegal channels”.