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Army veteran released from detention center in Guwahati

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and War veteran was on Saturday released from a detention centre in Guwahati.

He was granted bail on Friday by with a condition of Rs 20000 bail bond, two local sureties and his bio-metrics.

The also issued notices to the central government and authorities of the Register of Citizens (NRC).

Sanaullah was detained by police in May for failing to conform with the rules of NCR, a register of Indian citizens prepared in 1951 which is being updated currently to weed out illegal immigrants from

"We had filed a writ petition and interlocutory application on behalf of petitioner Sanaullah in division bench. On writ petition, HC has issued a notice to all respondents including Union of India, state of Assam, NRC authority and the then inquiry In the interlocutory application, the bail order proceeding took place," Sanaullah's counsel, Yed Burhanpur Rahman, told ANI.

The said that the next hearing will take place in about two months.

Mohammad Sanaullah, 52, who retired as an in the was arrested soon after he was summoned by the Police Border Organisation, or the Border Police, in Guwahati on May 28.

Before joining Border Police, Sanaullah served in the for 30 years and was designated as a He was also conferred a medal by the of for his service.

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First Published: Sat, June 08 2019. 15:08 IST