The  Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate of Dhubri on Friday granted absolute bail to the local journalist of an electronic media Rajib Sarma.

He was granted two interim bails before.

Sarma was arrested at around 2 am on July 16 from his residence on the basis of an FIR lodged by the then Dhubri DFO Biswajit Roy, which was registered at Dhubri Police station bearing case no: 903/2020 under section 186/384/385/389/506 IPC.

Sarma’s father died of a cardiac arrest following his arrest and Sarma was subsequently granted interim bail till July 18.

On July 18 his interim bail was extended till Wednesday and on Thursday he was granted absolute bail by the court.

Mukesh Kr Singh

Mukesh Kr Singh is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dhubri. He can be reached at: