Pradyut Bordoloi

A case has been registered against a BJP leader from Margherita in eastern Assam’s Tinsukia district for his alleged “derogatory” Facebook post against Nagaon MP Pradyut Bordoloi.

The case (no 306/19) was registered against BJP leader Rupam Deodhai Baruah at Margherita police station under section 67 of the IT Act and 294 (A), 500/506 of the IPC.

Margherita police registered the case after Congress leader Manoranjan Borgohain filed a complaint against Baruah.

The accused allegedly made derogatory comments against Nagaon MP Bordoloi on Facebook.

Rupam Deodhai Baruah, a former journalist, is media cell adviser of Margherita BJP MLA Bhaskar Sharma.

The officer-in-charge of Margherita police station said the matter is being investigated.

The Tinsukia Congress has demanded immediate arrest of BJP leader Baruah.

Laxman Sharma

Laxman Sharma is Northeast Now Correspondent in Digboi. He can be reached at: laxmansharma.press@gmail.com

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