In a shocking development, the North Guwahati Police has arrested an SI of Border Police on Wednesday; after the Foreigners’ Tribunal declared him as a ‘foreigner’. Identified as Sanaullah, the SI of Border Police was declared as a foreigner on Thursday (May 23).
Notably, Sanaullah also served in the Indian Army for 30 years. He joined the Army as an official of Electronic and Mechanical Engineering department in 1987 and served till May 31, 2017. He had also received President’s Medal in 2014. The resident of Kolohi village in Boko area, Sanaullah, later joined the Border Police in 2018 as a Sub-Inspector.
Interestingly, the same Border Police had registered a case against Sanaullah on May 23, 2008 accusing him of being a foreigner. The Foreigners’ Tribunal has sent a show-cause notice to the Ex-Army on November 4, 2018.
Meanwhile, sharp reactions are coming from various sections of people after Sanaullah was declared as foreigner even after serving the nation for 30 year. Following the arrest, the Ex-Army has been sent to Goalpara detention centre.