Akhil Gogoi discharged of Chabua PS Case by NIA Court

Guwahati: The NIA Court in Guwahati on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges related to a Chabua Police Station case that were imposed on Sivasagar legislator Akhil Gogoi.

As per the case, the legislator who has under judicial custody since 2019 had throwned a stone on a police official. The stone which was allegedly thrown by Gogoi had hit the police personnel’s face which had broken his teeth.

During the hearing it was said that there is a lack of evidence and the legislator was freed of the charges.

The court along the Gogoi had also discharged the charges on Debajit Gohain and Bhupen Gogoi while, Bhaskar Jyoti Phukan is yet to be discharged. The charges against Phukan will be heard by the Session Court in Dibrugarh.

Akhil has been under detention from December 12, 2019, in connection with NIA case (13/2019) under section 120B, 253A, 153B of IPC and Sections 18 and 39 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

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