File image of Rahul Chhetry

Anti-CAA student leader and general secretary of Dibrugarh University Post Graduate Students’ Union (DUPGSU) Rahul Chhetry was summoned by National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday.

Chhetry who is also the general secretary of Bharatiya Gorkha Yuva Parisangh, Assam state unit has been summoned to appear before NIA for witness on Friday at 11am.

He has been summoned under section 160 CrPC.

Rahul is one of vocal students’ leaders and community youth’s face of anti Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) movement.

Nanda Kirati Dewan, president of Bharatiya Gorkha Yuva Parisangha said Rahul is framed as notice was issued in his brother’s name and his name again was handwritten.

His brother is working in Abu Dhabi since last two to three years now, so no question of he being notified, Dewan said.

“We need to check the case numbers to verify issues. Legal friends based in Guwahati, is requested to find out details from case number. Our legal team should be ready to provide all assistance. On previous occasions, people called for witness were put behind bars,” he further said.


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