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Assam Youth arrested for supporting ULFA-I on Facebook

The youth, named as Bijumani Rabha, was detained by the Tamulpur Police after he made a supportive comment on a Facebook post about the banned group United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I).

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A youth from the Tamulpur region was arrested by the Assam Police, under the guidance of Director General of the Assam Police (DGP) GP Singh,  on Saturday for encouraging the banned group United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) in a Facebook comment, amid the ongoing tension surrounding the protection of the common people from extremists.

The youth, named as Bijumani Rabha, was detained by the Tamulpur Police after he made a supportive comment on a Facebook post about the banned group United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I).

According to reports, the youth posted on Facebook expressing his desire to join the prohibited group.  He also stated that he wanted to follow the radicals.

It has been reported that the authorities are questioning Bijumani to get further information after discovering hints that he communicated with ULFA-I. 

Rabha is currently in police custody for further questioning. More information is expected to be released soon.

“Anyone willing to join or support any terrorist group banned by the government will be arrested and prosecuted according to law. Please be careful about what you write about banned organisations on social media”, stated GP Singh, the Director General of the Assam Police (DGP) on the micro-blogging site X.

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