Jorhat police arrests RTI activist Akhil Gogoi
Immediately after being released on bail from the Guwahti Central Jail by the court, the Right to Information (RTI) activist Akhil Gogoi was arrested by the Jorhat police and taken away. The Jorhat police had arrived to take him into custody on a transit remand obtained from the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate. He has been sent to judicial custody till April 11 in the Jorhat central jail.
Mr. Gogoi he told journalists at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bardoloi international airport that there was a conspiracy to kill him. He alleged that despite his poor health, he was arrested and the police had dragged him from Guwahati to Jorhat. He was earlier arrested in the case of self-immolation of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) activist Pranab Boro.