A teacher of the Mangaldoi College has been arrested on Wednesday for allegedly making communal statements on Social media.
The lecturer has been identified as Rupa Rani Bhuyan who had earlier made several controversial posts on social media which were termed to be communal.
Bhuyan had allegedly defamed noted writer-poet-playwright Syed Abdul Malik by distorting facts about some of his poems on social media. She had also made controversial statements regarding a particular religion.
It has been also alleged that she had threatened to “slap” police personnel who were with the team who came to arrest her.
There were multiple FIRs filed against Rupa Rani Bhuyan for purportedly trying to defame Sahitya Akademi awardee, Syed Abdul Malik.