The President of Udalguri district committee All BTC Bengali Youth Students Federation (ABBYSF), Sujit Sarkar who had hogged media limelight for the past couple of days after he had allegedly made inflammatory statements before the media was apprehended by a team of Udalguri and Kokrajhar police in Kokrajhar on Saturday evening.
Sources divulged that the student leader against whom eight cases were lodged in different police stations of Udalguri district including at Tangla, Paneri, Kalaigaon, Harisinga police station was evading arrest and residing in Kokrajhar for the past two days.
Talking to this correspondent IGP BTAD, Anurag Agarwal said, “He was making continous movements and based on inputs a team of Udalguri police and Kokrajhar police apprehended him from Kokrajhar on Saturday evening.”
Agarwal further added that the accused has been taken by Udalguri police for further investigations and cases registered against him at various police stations of Udalguri.
Meanwhile in another twist, a video of Sujit Sarkar has been going viral in media where he has stated that for the restoration of peace and brotherhood in the society he is surrendering before the police in Kokrajhar.
It is pertinent here to mention that after the alleged suicide of a bicycle maker Dipak Debnath(49) at Ulubari (Ghagra) village under Harisinga police station in Udalguri on October 28 last, Sujit Sarkar had allegedly made statements before the media that the NRC updating process is a move to oust Bengalis from Assam along with threatening that the Bengalis are ready for creating a new history if need arises.
Referring to the statement of pro-talk ULFA leaders Mrinal Hazarika, Prabhal Neog, Jiten Dutta that the Bengalis supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015 would face ‘mass killing’ like situation, the student leader had stated that, “If they have guns, the Bengali bodies have the strength, power and it is not 1983 the Bengalis are much more empowered in present day.”
They also allegedly threatened that if any one attacks them in their residence they will reciprocate the same.