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Prisoners stage dharna, demand Akhil's release

Guwahati: As many as 1200 prisoners at the Guwahati Central Jail staged sharna on Saturday demanding release of Akhil Gogoi whom the police arrested 7 months back in a number of cases.

The prisoners thronged near the jail gate and started Sharna and shouted slogans raising their demands.

The further treatened to intensify their demands if the peasant leader is not released under relevant sections of the laws. 

Gogoi was jailed under NSA and later police imposed a number of sections to keep him in jail.

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