Assam: BJP IT cell member arrested for making communal remark on Facebook

Morigaon (Assam): Nitu Bora, a member of BJP’s IT cell in Morigaon in Assam, was arrested on Thursday for allegedly making a communal remark in a Facebook post.

He was later released after a notice was issued to him, Swapnil Deka, Superintendent of Police, Morigaon district, told ANI.

“Bora had commented on Facebook about a particular community following which we took him into custody. The complaint was filed against him by a man named Raju Mahanta. Thereafter, we registered an FIR. Later, we released Bora and issued a notice to him,” the officer said.

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Deka denied reports that Bora had commented against Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

“The investigation is on. Bora had not written anything against the Assam chief minister, but he made a communal comment on Facebook,” the officer added.

Bora said, “It was an impulsive remark. I am not against the chief minister and the Assam government.”

[source_without_link]ANI[/source_without_link]

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