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HC rejects bail petition of KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi in violent CAA protests

The Gauhati High Court rejected the bail petition of Krishak Mukti Sangram Parishad (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi in the case related to his alleged role in violent protests against CAA

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Guwahati: Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti Adviser Akhil Gogoi with KMSS members protest against the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 in Assam, in Guwahati, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (PTI Photo) (
Akhil Gogoi

The Gauhati High Court on

Thursday rejected the bail petition of Krishak Mukti Sangram Parishad (KMSS) and Raijor Dal leader in the case related to his alleged role in violent protests against Citizenship (Amendemnt) Act lodged by the NIA.

A division bench of the High Court comprising Justices Kalyan Rai Surana and Ajit Bathakur rejected the bail petition of

Gogoi is lodged in Guwahati Central jail since his arrest in December 2019 for his alleged role in violent anti- Citizenship Amendment Act protests.

He was arrested on December 12, 2019 as a preventive measure while protests against the CAA in the state raged and resulted in violence at several places.

Gogoi's case was later handed over to the Investigation Agency (NIA).

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First Published: Thu, January 07 2021. 12:24 IST
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