Guwahati : The Indian Army has offered legal help to the family of the detained war veteran Md. Sanaullah who was declared ‘foreigner’ by Foreigners Tribunal here in Assam. Retired junior commissioner officer Captain Mohammad Sanaullah has been sent to a detention camp in Goalpara.
Indian army offers with legal help to detained retired Army officer
As per media reports, Guwahati-based Defence PRO, Lt Col P Khongsai has mentioned that although the army would not be able to do anything directly in the legal battle but informed that some senior officials have met the family and assured all possible help.
It may be mentioned that 52 year old Sanaullah had retired as an Honorary Captain in August 2017. Post-retirement, he was appointed an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) in the border police unit.
Legal aide to detained retired army officer by Indian Army
Sanaullah, who served the Army for 30 years, was declared a foreigner on May 23rd, 2019 by the Foreigner’s Tribunal functioning in Boko in Kamrup district. He was sent to the detention centre on May 28th, 2019. He hails from Kalahikash village under Boko in Kamrup district and completed his schooling from Champu Para Government High School. He was also conferred with the President’s Medal in 2014.
He had joined the army in 1987 and had taken part in the Kargil war in the year 1999.