NAGAON: Biplab Jyoti Bhuyan, a noted drama activist, playwright, writer and editor of 'Sabhyata', a leading Assamese literary magazine was arrested from his Nonoi residence for a Facebook post on Srimanta Sankardev on Wednesday morning here. Bhuyan was later forwarded to a local court which subsequently sent him to jail under judicial custody.
Sources said that Bhuyan uploaded a Facebook post on Srimanta Sankardev on Monday last in which he criticized a section of people for allegedly taking benefits of their own in the name of the great social as well as religious reformer of the soil instead of spreading his work and creations among the people in and aboard the country.
Following the Facebook post, Nagaon Sadar police registered a sou motto case in this regard and arrested him from his Nonoi residence.
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