Assam Opposition Protests Arrest Of Man For His

Assam Opposition Protests Arrest Of Man For His 'Money-For-Job Rip-off' Tweet

A tweet by a person and his subsequent arrest over it led the opposition events in Assam to assault the state authorities.

Victor Das was arrested after his tweets alleged a cash-for-job rip-off within the recently-held authorities recruitment examination for Grade III and IV jobs final week.

Whereas Mr Das was arrested by Assam police beneath a number of stringent sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with costs of legal conspiracy, extortion, rumor-mongering, offense at a spot of worship, and inciting a neighborhood, his household, authorized consultants, and opposition events are claiming that Assam authorities is making an attempt to “shoot the messenger”.

Final weekend, the tweets of Victor Das, who teaches at a authorities faculty and runs a training centre, went viral.

“No matter allegations he made in his tweet, we probed it and discovered that the whole lot is unfaithful, he had accomplished this legal conspiracy to extort cash” Pallav Tamuly, Extra Deputy Commissioner of Police, Guwahati, instructed reporters.

Assam unit Trinamool Youth Congress on Tuesday staged a protest rally demanding the instant launch of Victor Das.