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Police remand for Soobodh

Dhemaji police got remand of Soobodh Biswas for nine days after the main accused in the Silapothar incident was produced a lower court on Monday.

The Chief Judicial Magistrate agreed to sent him to the police remand after the investigating officers wanted more time to probe the allegations against the NBBUSS president who allegedly incited the violence on March 6 Before that Biswas was brought to the court premises with tight security to be greeted by huge protest on the streets from the Dhemaji Sadar Police station to the CJM court a day after Biswas was flown from Guwahati.

Many people flashed festoons and play cards demanding his exemplary punishments on both sides of the road as a heavy police team entered the court premises with Biswas whom police caught in West Bengal a couple of days back.

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