The Assam Government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act in Assam. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to probe the violence that took place during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, and those who were involved in the violence will not be spared.
Regarding this matter, CM Sonowal said that Assam will remain with the Assamese people and said that whatever law will be required for this, we will bring it. He said that Prime Minister Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah have assured the people of Assam that all adequate measures will be taken to implement clause 6 of the Assam Accord. On Friday, Assam Police said that by restoring mobile internet services in the state and requested citizens to be cautious while posting or sharing unverified or provocative information on social media.
The Assam Police tweeted and informed that mobile Internet services have been restored in Assam. We request citizens to be cautious while posting or sharing unverified/provocative information on social media. We are looking forward to your continued support to ensure peace and harmony in the state. Internet services were suspended on 11 December after large protests across the state over the citizenship law. In view of the increasing protests, on 16 December, 10 districts of Assam - Lakhimpur, Tinsukia, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Charaidev, Sivasagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Kamarup (Metro) and Kamrup were suspended for the next 24 hours.