Man arrested in connection with Bilasipara AASU office vandalism


GUWAHATI, Dec 5: Bilasipara Police have arrested one person in connection with the incident of vandalism at the Bilasipara Subdivisional AASU office. The arrested person has been identified as Nissan Ali Sheikh of No 2 Hatiputa village of Bilasipara subdivision.

He was picked up from Bilasipara town Wednesday night.

Police said Sheikh is not a member of any political party or apolitical organization but had committed the crime under the influence of alcohol.

There are also reports of the arrested person being mentally unstable.

The incident of vandalism and defacing of portraits of Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika and Bishnu Rabha at the AASU office at Bilasipara had taken place on Tuesday.

Police, after a complaint was lodged, swung into action and were able to arrest the accused.

He has been produced in a local court and was remanded to judicial custody.r