Mathura, Apr 03: Eight people linked to Popular Front of India, including its students” wing leader K A Rauf Sherif and Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, were charge-sheeted by Uttar Pradesh police”s Special Task Force in a court here for sedition, criminal conspiracy, funding of terror activities and other offences.
Five of the accused — Campus Front of India”s (CFI) national general secretary Sherif, CFI national treasurer Atikur Rahman, Delhi CFI general secretary Masud Ahmed, Kappan and Mohammed Alam, who is a member of the CFI and the PFI, were present in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Anil Kumar Pandey.
Two other accused– Anshad Badruddin and Firoz Khan — attended the hearing through video conferencing.
“The STF has also filed a charge sheet against accused Danish,” district government counsel Shiv Ram Singh said.
Defence counsel Madhuban Dutt said…