The whole internet has been filled with Taliban noises. The noises had also entered the ears of Assam’s people and maybe some also took steps to echo the noises all over the state. In the middle of this disturbance, 14 persons have been arrested by Assam police for posting objectionable content on social media related to Taliban activities.
It should be mentioned that a 3rd semester MBBS student of Tezpur Medical College namely Md Nadim Aktar is among those 14 arrested persons and he has been allegedly
making communally provocative comments in favour of Taliban on Facebook. Nadim is a
resident of Hailakandi. He has been booked under section 39 of UA(P) Act 1967.
The other 13 persons who have been held are – Maulana Fazul Karim (49) of Darrang, Abu Bakkar Sidique (55) of Kamrup (R), Saidul Hoque (29) of Kamrup (R), Jawed Mazumder of Cachar, Mozibul Islam (25) of Barpeta, Faruk Hussain Khan (32) of Barpeta, Saiyad Ahmed (27) of Dhubri, Arman Hussain (25) of Dhubri, Khandakar Nur Alom of South Salmara, Maulana Yaseen Khan (26) of Goalpara, Maulana Basir Uddin Laskar (65) of Hojai, Mujib Uddin of Karimganj and Mortuza Hussain Khan of Karimganj.
Special director general of police (law and order) G.P. Singh has strictly advised people to be careful in posts/likes, etc on social media platforms to avoid penal action.