New Delhi: The central government has decided to provide ‘Y category’ security to five RSS leaders in Kerala. The action was taken following the warning given by the Central Investigation Agency, ANI. In the context of the ban on the Popular Front, there is a security threat to RSS leaders in Kerala. In this situation, the Central Home Department has given Y category security to five people.
Apart from the NIA, the central government also considered the information provided by the Intelligence Bureau (IB). Each of these five leaders will be provided security by 11 Central Army personnel each. Six of them are for personal safety.
During the NIA raids on Popular Front offices and leaders’ homes in Kerala, details of five RSS leaders targeted by the Popular Front were obtained from the house of an activist named Muhammad Basheer.
The central government banned Popular Front of India (PFI) and 8 affiliated organizations for 5 years. The action is under Section 3 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). Following this, the state government decided to close and seal the offices of Popular Front and associated organizations in Kerala and freeze their bank accounts.
English Summary: 5 Kerala RSS leaders on PFI’s ‘hit list’ are given high level security