A lower court in Jorhat district has issued an arrest against a Congress MLA in connection with a case where he assaulted a policeman last year.
The Titabor Subdivisional Judicial magistrate AK Baruah has issued the arrest warrant against Mariani MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi on Monday.
In an order issued after hearing a case of assault on a policemen August last year, the court has asked the police to produce the MLA before the court on May 23.
Kurmi’s lawyer, however, is preparing to move the Jorhat CJM Court challenging the order.
The court order was issued after police chargesheeted the Congress MLA and his PSO for assaulting a policeman on the street.