Court asks police to register case against Assam CM over Cong MP’s complaint

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A local court here has directed the police to register a case against Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on the basis of a complaint lodged by Lok Sabha member Abdul Khaliq, who alleged that the Chief Minister had made provocative remarks on the eviction campaign. What is it.

 

His lawyer Shamim Ahmed Barbhuyan said on Monday that the Congress MP had approached the court after the Dispore police station did not register an FIR against him.

 

The court of Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate Biswadeep Broha on Saturday directed the Dispore police station to register a case on the basis of Khaleque’s complaint in which Sarma had said that the eviction exercise in Gorukhuti of Darang district was revenge for the 1983 incidents. – When some youths were killed during Assam agitation.

 

Barbhuyan told PTI that Khaleque had lodged a complaint at the Despur police station on December 29, but had not registered an FIR.

 

In the order, which was made available Monday, the court said, O.C. Dispur P.S. It has been directed to file a case against the accused in the complaint and conduct a fair inquiry into the matter and submit the final form as soon as possible.

 

The veracity of the allegations is not something that should be questioned before an FIR is registered. Failure to register an FIR also shows that the police have failed in their duty.

 

In his complaint, the MP accused the chief minister of making sectarian statements against the Muslim community, justifying the eviction drive in Gorukhuti in September.

 

“By betraying his oath on the Constitution, the Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Sarma has maliciously given it a sectarian color which should have been an executive exercise,” the complaint said.

 

Khaliq alleged that there were several winter statements in Gorukhuti before the “massive human rights violations” that targeted a particular community.

 

He further added that “the hatred created by the Hon’ble Chief Minister for the constant humiliation of the Muslim community is reflected in the heinous acts of an ordinary citizen”.

 

In Dhalpur I, II and III villages of Gorukhuti , about 1,200-1,400 houses were demolished on September 20 and September 23, leaving more than 7,000 people homeless. Village bazaars, mosques and madrassas were also bulldozed.

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