First late night arrest over D voter suspicion, Now threatened by unknown miscreants Society 

First late night arrest over D voter suspicion, Now threatened by unknown miscreants

Guwahati: Recently many cases in which genuine Indian citizens have been harassed in the name of doubtful voters (D voter) in Assam came to the forefront. Marzina Begum – resident of Goalpara district was one of them; she was wrongly arrested as being a D voter in Nov 2016. After spending 8 months in Detention camp and almost a year-long legal battle, Guwahati High Court declared her Indian citizen in July 2017. Later, she filed a petition for compensation of Rs 1 crore after her release. The petition was filed…

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FIRs filed against Maulana Arshad Madani; Assam Police examining ‘provocative speech’ Current Affairs 

FIR filed against Maulana Arshad Madani; Assam Police examining alleged ‘provocative speech’

Guwahati: Three FIRs have been lodged in different police stations in Assam against Maulana Syed Arshad Madani, president of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, for making a statement amounting to “promoting enmity between communities” in the backdrop of updating of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state. Assam DGP Mukesh Sahay who confirmed the report said that the police is examining various evidences including the original audio and video recordings of a speech that Madani had reportedly made in a seminar in New Delhi on Monday, and ‘appropriate action’ would…

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