Jorhat police have arrested two youths for their alleged involvement in violence during anti- Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests.
Police arrested Nizamuddin Ali and Raju Dowarah under Lahdoigarh police outpost on charges of vandalizing property during the ongoing agitation against CAA.
A case (number 694/19) has been registered at Teok police station and the two have been booked under sections 120B, 153, 124 and 384 of the IPC.
Lachit Sena and Ahom Sena, two ethnic organisations of upper Assam, on Tuesday organised a protest gathering in Jorhat against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).
The protesters gathered in front of the deputy commissioner’s office complex here and chanted slogans against the BJP governments at the centre as well as at the state.
The protesters also shouted vociferously for the release of KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi, pro-talk ULFA leader Jiten Dutta and other leaders, who were arrested during anti-CAA protest across the state.
The group condemned their arrests and said such moves by the government would not be tolerated.