The Gauhati High Court has rejected the bail plea of peasants’ rights activist Akhil Gogoi, who has been in jail since December 2019 on a number of prices, together with sedition and inciting violence in the course of the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act motion.
The courtroom on Thursday heard Mr. Gogoi’s bail plea in a case registered by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) beneath the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in Guwahati.
A particular NIA courtroom had earlier granted bail to Mr. Gogoi in a case being probed by the company in connection along with his alleged function within the violent anti-CAA protests that claimed finally six lives – three in police firing – in December 2019.
Mr. Gogoi is the chief of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity, which floated a political social gathering named Raijor Dal in his absence final yr. The social gathering is anticipated to kind an electoral alliance with one other new regional outfit, Assam Jatiya Parishad, after its three-day conference that started in jap Assam’s Moran on January 7.
The particular NIA courtroom had on August 7, 2020, rejected the activist’s bail plea in one other case. A petition was filed within the High Court difficult this verdict.