4 AASU members held, released

GUWAHATI, Nov 29 – Four members of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) were arrested by the City police for indulging in acts of vandalism in the Vishal Mega Marts located in Paltan Bazar area on Thursday though they were later released on bail by the Court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kamrup.

The arrested AASU members include Kusha Rongpi, Tapan Biswas, Pradeep Deka and Hitesh Sarma.

The charges against the accused were framed under Sec 120(B), 147, 148, 447, 448, 395, 436, 325, 353, 336 and 427 of the Indian Penal Code.

The accused were represented by advocate Bijon Mahajan and several other lawyers in the court. Hundreds of AASU members also thronged the court premises.

Meanwhile, the AASU has condemned the arrest of its members.