The report quoted Khowai district police chief Krishnendu Chakraborty as saying that the youth was arrested for uploading video clips supporting and encouraging the Pulmawa attack on CRPF convoy on his Facebook page.
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In the Pulmawa attack on February 14, 2019, a total of 44 CRPF jawans of a huge 78-vehicle convoy were martyred.
One of the martyred jawans – Maneshwar Basumatary – hailed from Assam’s Baksa district.
The police official also said the accused would be brought back to Tripura for taking further action.
The central intelligence agencies are also likely to interrogate the arrested youth.
Khowai district police chief Chakraborty also said the accused was arrested from the hotel, where he worked as a helper, with the help of the Mysuru police in Karnataka.
A case has been registered against the youth under Section 124 (a) (sedition charges) and 120 (b) (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code, the police officer added.