By Monitoring Desk
Fourteen people have been arrested in India for supporting the Taliban on social media.
According to a report by the British Broadcasting Corporation, police have arrested 14 people in 11 districts of the Indian state of Assam.
According to Indian police, the men had supported the Taliban’s occupation of Afghanistan on social media. Among those arrested was an MBBS student from Tezpur Medical College.
Fazal Karim Qasmi, leader of the All India United Democratic Front, has also been arrested, and a Assam police constable has been arrested for supporting the Taliban, police said.
Indian police said some of the detainees had expressed direct support for the Taliban, while others had criticized India and the Indian media for not supporting the Taliban.
According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, the arrests were made in violation of anti-terrorism law.