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Akhil Gogoi arrested

Akhil Gogoi arrested

Image Id: INPA2406117

Photo Credit: Indian Photo Agency

Photographer: Ujjal Deb

Photo Location: Guwahati, Assam, India

Created Date: 2011-06-24

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS) General Secretary Akhil Gogoi was arrested by personnel of Assam Police from Guwahati Press club premise where he organized a press conference in Guwahati on Friday, June 24, 2011 Ten cases, including four non-bailable, have been registered against Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and its leader Akhil Gogoi in connection with the violence at Dispur Last Gate on Wednesday who was responsible for leading a bloody agitation at Dispur on Wednesday June 22 in which three persons were killed and about 50 injured. The cases relate to disruption of public order, attempt to murder, instigation, destruction of public property, vandalism, etc As many as 170 vehicles were damaged by an unruly mob which came to Dispur from different parts of Guwahati city to protest against eviction drive from unauthorized occupation from government lands. All the cases have been registered in Dispur police station. Guwahati city police on behalf of the Metro administration filed a case against Akhil Gogoi who instigated the mob to be rough in their approaches. The Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) has also filed a case against the KMSS leader for burning three of their buses. Several victims of the incident have also filed cases against Akhil Gogoi, most of which are of non-bailable in nature. Cases under IPC section numbers 143, 144, 149, 333, 353, 427, 436, 146, 147 and 339 were registered against Akhil Gogoi. Cases have also been registered against Kamal Kumar Medhi, who is the publicity secretary of KMSS. Photo by Ujjal Deb/Indian Photo Agency