Guwahati: The state president of Popular Front of India (PFI) Aminul Haque was arrested on Wednesday confirmed Assam Minister Chandramohan Patwari.
Haque got arrested in connection with the violence that erupted in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019.
The police said that a total of 46 cases have been registered and 27 people were arrested for vandalism. More than 3000 people were detained and 190 of them were arrested for indulging in violent protests last week in the state.
After the passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019, protests had broke out in several parts of Assam.