Gauhati High Court To Hear Appeal Against Assam MLA’s Release In CAA Violence Case

Gauhati High Court To Hear Appeal Against Assam MLA’s Release In CAA Violence Case

Gauhati High Court To Hear Appeal Against Assam MLA's Release In CAA Violence Case

MLA Akhil Gogoi was launched from jail earlier this month.

Gauhati High Court on Wednesday agreed to listen to the National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) attraction difficult a decrease courtroom’s verdict that discharged MLA Akhil Gogoi of all fees, together with sedition, in CAA-linked violence case.

Admitting the attraction, the Bench of Justice N Kotiswar Singh and Justice Soumitra Saikia directed that discover be issued to Akhil Gogoi together with three different co-accused within the case — Bittu Sonowal, Dhirjya Konwar and Manas Konwar.

The High Court has additionally sought data from the Special Court for National Investigative Agency at Guwahati.

After spending one 12 months and 6 months behind bars, Mr Gogoi was launched from jail on July 1, after Special National Investigative Agency Court choose Pranjal Das discharged him and his three associates, of all fees for his or her alleged function within the violent anti-CAA protests in Assam in December 2019.

Mr Gogoi, then an activist, was arrested in December 2019 on a number of incidents, two of which — Chandmari and Chabua Police Station case — have been taken up by the National Investigative Agency. He was discharged of all fees in each the instances.

He then went on to contest the Assembly election from Assam’s Sivasagar constituency and got here out victorious.

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