MBBS Student Among 14 Arrested In Assam For Supporting Taliban

Assam Police has arrested fourteen people from 11 districts for allegedly supporting Taliban on social media. Police officials also registered a case under UAPA, said that the accused have been booked under different sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, IT Act and CrPC.

According to Police, following persons have been arrested for supporting the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan :

  1. Maulana Karim
  2. Maulana Yaseen
  3. Maulana Basiruddin
  4. Abu Siddique
  5. Saidul Hoque
  6. Jawed Mazumder
  7. Mozidul Islam
  8. Faruk Hussain Khan
  9. Saiyad Ahmed
  10. Arman Hussain
  11. Nadim Akhtar
  12. Khandakar Nor Alom
  13. Mujib Uddin
  14. Mortuza Hussain Khan

“Assam Police has arrested 14 persons for social media posts regarding Taliban activities that have attracted provisions of law of the land.People are advised to be careful in posts/likes etc on social media platforms to avoid penal action,” GP Singh, DGP of Assam Police tweeted.

“A total of 14 people have been arrested so far in 11 districts of Assam, which includes one MBBS student of Hailakandi, studying in Tezpur Medical college, and two others,” Assam Police said.

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