Nagaon: All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Assam MLA Aminul Islam was arrested for making “communal remarks” over the spread of coronavirus. He was heard communalising over an audio clip.
In the audio clip, he is heard saying, “No one from Nizamuddin Markaz has tested positive for coronavirus. Only one person died because of some other disease.” He also said that the isolation wards for coronavirus are like detention centres and it is a government conspiracy to kill a certain section of people.
“Yesterday, we received a complaint at Nagaon police station alleging that Aminul Islam had circulated an audio clip on social media, in which he made communal remarks,” said SP Gaurav Abhijit Dilip.
“During the interrogation, he admitted that the voice in the audio clip was his. He also confessed that he made the clip deliberately. We also recovered the clip from his phone and seized it. Islam had also forwarded the clip to several people,” Dilip said.
It is to be noted that Assam registered its first coronavirus positive case earlier this month after a Tablighi Jamaat attendee who had visited the Nizamuddin Markaz tested positive for the contagion.