Guwahati: Amir Hamza, a resident of Assam’s Baksa district and leader of the student wing of the banned Popular Front of India, was brought to Guwahati on Sunday from Bengaluru where he was arrested, officials said.
Hamza, who has been absconding for some time, was arrested by Assam Police with the help of Bengaluru Police on Friday night. He is said to be hiding in the Karnataka capital.
The CPRO of Assam Police said that Hamza, the arrested Campus Front leader of India, had come to Guwahati from Bengaluru.
He was given a three-day stay by the Chief Justice of Bengaluru and will be produced before the Chief Justice of the Guwahati High Court on Monday.
On the other hand, the army conducted an operation at his residence in Baksa town and seized many documents, posters etc.
Among the seized items were posters against caste law, BJP, RSS, and ABVP, and hijab, etc. Moreover, PFI and CFI documents, and several bank books were also recovered from his house.
Notably, at least 40 PFI activists have been arrested so far from different parts of the state.