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Assam: Boxer Jailed For Supporting ULFA-I Gets Bail

In her comment, she has shown her willingness to join the ULFA (I) following which she was nabbed as per the law.

Assam: Boxer Jailed For Supporting ULFA-I Gets Bail

Sentinel Digital Desk

Guwahati: A young boxer from Assam's Moranhat, who was put into jail for allegedly supporting the banned militant outfit United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I), has been granted bail by a court.

The boxer identified as 23-year-old Maina Chutia was apprehended for allegedly commenting on a Facebook post, penned down in favour of the banned militant outfit.

In her comment, she has shown her willingness to join the ULFA (I) following which she was nabbed as per the law.

As per a report by IANS, it was alleged that taking to the social media site Facebook, she wrote, "If I get any link, I will join ULFA. I love ULFA-I."

However, after spending one-and-half-a months in jail, a lower court in Charaideo district on Friday granted bail to her Chutia.

"It was tough to spend so many days in jail, but I could learn a few good things there," IANS quoted her as saying after she came out of jail.

Recently, Gauhati High Court granted bail to Barshashree Buragohain, who was jailed for over two months, for allegedly penning a poem in support of a banned militant outfit ULFA on Facebook.

The girl identified as Barshashree Buragohain was arrested on May 18 from Uriamghat in Golaghat district and was charged under the UAPA for writing a poem titled ''Akou Korim Rashtra Droh'' (Will Again Rebel Against the Nation).

Meanwhile, on August 5, Assam Police apprehended a youth for allegedly making an attempt to join the banned militant outfit ULFA-I in Assam's Nagaon.

As per reports, the arrested youth was identified as Anarul Haque from Juria in the Rupohihat area of the district.

He allegedly attempted to join the insurgent outfit through social media sites. However, it is yet to be ascertained which page it was through which he made an attempt to join the militant outfit.

The police have launched an investigation into the matter.

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