• FIR against youth who wrote inflammatory remarks against the Karbi community


    Guwahati: A youth has landed in soup after posting an inflammatory comment against the Karbi community on the 12 year old Karbi girl’s news post on Prag News Social Media handle.

    The accused in question, Bapon Das, commented on a video on the recent death of a 12 year old domestic help, saying “Mor Mor tohotor faale mori naikia hoi jabole de” (Die die, let the people of your area perish and disappear).

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    Replying to his comment himself, he further wrote, “karbi anglongot goisil amar abhi aru neil, moriyai moriyai marise” (Our Neil and Abhi had gone to Karbi Anglong…they were brutally clubbed to death).

    He was referring to the infamous Abhi, Neil mob lynching case that took place in Karbi Anglong, Assam, on 8 June 2018.

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    Taking cognizance of the incident, several prominent student bodies and civil society organizations – namely KSA, NDKSA, KAWJF, UKWA,KUC – have jointly lodged an FIR at the Diphu police station and are seeking action against the accused.

    They also shared printed screen grabs of the accused’s controversial comments.

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