Anna Bala Ray detention case | AASU writes to CM, demands action against police personnel

Guwahati, July 12: The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) demanded action against the police personnel involved with the “illegal detention” of Anna Bala Ray (40).

In a letter, addressed to the chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, the AASU appealed for conducting a high-level inquiry into the role of the police personnel in Anna Bala’s detention and initiating punishment as per the findings.

After being declared a foreigner by a foreigners’ tribunal, Anna Bala a resident of Pub Ankorbari in Chirang district was arrested and sent to a detention camp in Kokrajhar on June 23. She was released on July 5.

In the letter, AASU president Dipanka Kumar Nath and general secretary Lurinjyoti Gogoi said that the arrest of Anna Bala has shaken the entire state.

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“Such conduct of the police personnel is not acceptable. Without ascertaining the facts, the arrest of the Anna Bala is condemnable,” the AASU stated in the letter.