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Akhil Gogoi held on anti-national charge

Activists of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) protest by burning tyres in front of DC Office against arresting the KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi in Golaghat on Tuesday. Photo by UB Photos.
Activists of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) protest by burning tyres in front of DC Office against arresting the KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi in Golaghat on Tuesday. Photo by UB Photos.

The Dibrugarh police have arrested Akhil Gogoi on Wednesday a day after the RTI activist announced his preparedness to take up arms to safeguard the interest of the people.


A team of Dibrugarh police rushed to Golaghat town in the evening and arrested the leader from his own residence. According to police, they registered a case against Gogoi tried to fuel anti national activities urging them to remain prepared to take up arms as he was addressing a huge rally near the town.

A police team has been interrogating Gogoi in Dibrugarh and he would be produced before a lower court, said a senior police official adding that they formally lodged the complaint confirming Gogoi’s speech.

Many parties, organizations and individuals have strongly condemned the arrest of the leader saying that the government is quite intolerant.

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