LAKHIMPUR: Two leaders of Asamiya Yuva Manch (AYM), a youth organization of the state, were arrested in North Lakhimpur for allegedly making communal statements.
Chiranjeet Bordoloi and Dipankar Nath, the two office-bearers of AYM made remarks against a particular community with communal overtones while taking part in a demonstration on February 5.
The North Lakhimpur police arrested the duo after registering a suo moto case against them.
The two leaders were produced before a local court on Tuesday which sent them to 14-day judicial custody.
Meanwhile, the organizing secretary of AYM Anupam Saikia in a press release disowned the remarks made by these two leaders.