Shankar Brata Raimedhi appointed as Chief Investigating Officer in SFJ Case

Shankar Brata Raimedhi, an Assam-Meghalaya Cadres IPS Officer of 2011 RR has been appointed as the Chief investigating officer in the NIA case registered against alleged “Khalistani Terrorists” seen in the farmers protest in Delhi, RC-40/2020/NIA/DLI.

He went to deputation to NIA as SP last year, in January 2020.

He was posted as SP, Nagaon District before he went on deputation to NIA.

His mother is Indrani Raimedhi, who had been writing columns in the Assam Tribune for decades. Basically, the privileged elite of Guwahati.

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Gauhati High Court rejects Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea

The Gauhati High Court has rejected activist Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea on Thursday morning. He is in jail after being booked in multiple cases, including charges of sedition & provisions of the UA(P)A.

The Court heard KMSS Leader Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea in the case registered by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) at the Chandmari police station.

Activist Akhil Gogoi was earlier granted bail by a special NIA court in one of the two cases being probed by the NIA in connection with his alleged role in the violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Assam last year.

The court decision has, however, disappointed the supporters of the peasant leader Akhil Gogoi.

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Fate of Akhil Gogoi to be decided tomorrow

The Gauhati High Court to hear KMSS Leader Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea tomorrow at around 10.30 am in the case registered by National Investigation Agency (NIA) at the Chandmari police station.

Notably, all the arguments in favour of his bail have been placed before the court in the prior dates.

KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi, who has been lodged in the Gauhati Central Jail for a year now under charges of UAPA.

It is pertinent to mention that the Gauhati High Court had been hearing the Gogoi's bail plea for a long time now.

Activist Akhil Gogoi was earlier granted bail by a special NIA court in one of the two cases being probed by the NIA in connection with his alleged role in the violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Assam last year.

Gogoi was granted bail after five days of hearing in the case, which was filed at the Chabua police station and later transferred to the NIA.

NIA special judge Pranjal Das granted bail to Gogoi on a surety of Rs 30,000 and routine conditions, including not tampering with evidence and influencing witnesses.

It may also be mentioned that the special court on August 7, 2020, had rejected his bail plea in the other case, which was registered at Chandmari police station. He then filed a petition challenging it in the Gauhati High Court.

Advocate Santanu Borthakur appeared for Gogoi while S.C. Kayal represented NIA as its standing counsel.

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KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi likely to get bail in January: Reports

After spending nearly about 1 year in jail, KMSS Leader Akhil Gogoi likely to get bail in the coming month of January 2021, as per a latest report.

Akhil Gogoi was arrested on December 12 last year from Jorhat, during the height of the anti-CAA protests in the state, as a “preventive measure” in view of the deteriorating law and order situation and his three associates were also taken into custody the next day.

They were later handed over to the NIA and booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for their alleged role in the violent protest and possible links with Maoists.

So far KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi has been granted bail in 12 out of 13 cases (case no 13/19) so far.

The Gauhati High Court might give its judgement after January 3, 2021, as per advocate Krishna Gogoi.

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Akhil Gogoi granted bail in NIA Case

Guwahati: Peasant leader Akhil Gogoi achieves bail in the NIA case on Thursday. Gogoi was granted bail after five days of hearing in the case, which was filed at the Chabua police station and later transferred to the NIA.

NIA special judge Pranjal Das granted bail to Gogoi on a surety of Rs 30,000 and routine conditions, including not tampering with evidence and influencing witnesses.

Activist Akhil Gogoi was granted bail on Thursday by a special court here in one of the two cases being probed by the NIA in connection with his alleged role in the violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Assam last year.

Gogoi was granted bail after five days of hearing in the case, which was filed at the Chabua police station and later transferred to the NIA.

NIA special judge Pranjal Das granted bail to Gogoi on a surety of Rs 30,000 and routine conditions, including not tampering with evidence and influencing witnesses.

The special court on August 7 had rejected his bail plea in the other case, which was registered at Chandmari police station. He then filed a petition challenging it in the Gauhati High Court, which admitted the matter on September 28 and fixed October 13 as the next date of hearing.

Advocate Santanu Borthakur appeared for Gogoi while SC Kayal represented NIA as its standing counsel.

Gogoi, the leader of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), was arrested on December 12 last year from Jorhat, during the height of the anti-CAA protests in the state, as a "preventive measure" in view of the deteriorating law and order situation and his three associates were taken into custody the next day.

They were later handed over to the NIA and booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for their alleged role in the violent protest and possible links with Maoists.

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