Guwahati: The leaders of the All Assam Minorities Student Union (AAMSU) moved to the Gauhati High Court after police failed to arrest right-wing leader Satya Ranjan Borah for his derogatory remarks against a minority community.
Multiple complaint was filed against Borah by the minority student's bodies with police, but police however failed to arrest him.
According to reports, Satya Ranjan Borah alleged made derogatory remarks against a minority community and its religious guru Prophet Muhammad on social media.
Borah however, refuted the charges and claimed that he never used derogatory remarks against Prophet Muhammad.
The post was reportedly deleted by Satya Ranjan Borah after netizens started trolling him on social media platforms.
Earlier, Assam Minority Students' Union (AAMSU) called a 12-hour long Darang district bandh in protest against the killing of two protesters in Garukhuti, Sipajhar. During a massive eviction drive by the district administration against the government land encroachers, thousands of local people staged protests in the area. While the administration appealed to the protesters to leave the place, some of them tried to attack the police turning the protest violent.
To disperse the unruly protesters, the police lathi-charged and fired some rounds of bullets on them. In the police firings, two protesters reportedly died. Protesting this the AAMSU called the district bandh which had partially impacted the day-to-day life. Some other organizations also extended support to the bandh. It is to be mentioned here that the second day's eviction drive at Dhalpur No. 2 suddenly turned violent when a large number of encroachers attacked the police team. In retaliation, the police had to fire to disperse the mob and killed two encroachers. Six police personnel also got injured in the fracas.
Also Read: Assam Revised Covid-19 SOP, Imposes Night Curfew In State