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Assam: BJP IT cell member arrested for making communal remark on Facebook

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Nitu Bora, a member of BJP's IT cell in in Assam, was arrested on Thursday for allegedly making a communal remark in a post.

He was later released after a notice was issued to him, Swapnil Deka, of Police, district, told ANI.

"had commented on about a particular community following which we took him into custody. The complaint was filed against him by a man named Raju Mahanta. Thereafter, we registered an FIR. Later, we released and issued a notice to him," the said.

Deka denied reports that had commented against

"The investigation is on. Bora had not written anything against the chief minister, but he made a communal comment on Facebook," the added.

Bora said, "It was an impulsive remark. I am not against the and the government.

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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 15:59 IST