Assam government arrests professor over emails criticizing CM

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Hailakandi (Assam): An associate professor of a college in Assam’s Hailakandi district was arrested on Saturday for allegedly sending e-mails to officials, criticizing government policies and using non-parliamentary language against the state chief minister. Done, a police officer said.

He added that the police had registered a case against the professor in Sumoto, which led to his arrest.
The accused had allegedly sent emails to the official e-mail account of the district superintendent of police, condemning the government’s policies and against the chief minister and education, said Hailakandi President Police Station Officer-in-Charge MP Dawala Gopu. Non-parliamentary terms were also used. Minister

He also allegedly criticized the National Education Policy 2020 and the state-run Gunotsav, an exercise by the Department of Education to review public schools in an e-mail, Daolagupu claimed.

He added that in addition to the e-mail to the SP, he had sent similar e-mails to other government officials in the district.

“We began questioning him on Thursday and finally arrested him today,” the OC said.

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