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UAPA against 14 youth in Assam for ‘supporting Taliban’ on social media: Police

Taliban in Presidential palace. File Photo

Assam: Fourteen people have been arrested from 11 districts of Assam for allegedly putting up posts on social media and supporting the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan and their return to power after 20 years, NDTV reported quoting officials.

“A total of 14 people have been arrested so far in 11 districts of Assam, which includes one MBBS student of Hailakandi, studying in Tezpur Medical college, and two others,” the report quoted a senior police official as saying.

The report said All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) leader Md Fazlul Karim Qashimi is also among those arrested.

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