File image of Assam additional director general of police (Law & Order) G P Singh

The Additional Director General of Police (Law & Order) G P Singh on Friday urged the people of Assam to be careful while writing and forwarding posts on various social media platforms.

Singh’s message came after the mobile internet services were restored in Assam at 9 am on Friday after a gap of 10 days.

In a tweet, Singh stated,

Friends, the mobile internet services are being restored to enable people to go about life in a normal manner.

Please be wise in writing, forwarding posts on various social media platforms. Let’s build a stronger Assam together. Looking forward to continued support,” he added.

The restoration of mobile internet services came six hours after the Gauhati High Court ordered the internet service providers to resume services on Thursday.

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The internet in the State was snapped following the massive protests and law and order situation over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act on December 11 last.

The 1991 batch IPS officer of the Assam- Meghalaya cadre was sent to Assam by the Centre on Wednesday last.

He had been sent to Assam to tackle the law and order situation in the state that went out of hand due to the violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) 2019.

Singh had led a number of operations against insurgent outfits including the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA).

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