Abu Swahid, an accused in a fake gold case, has been reportedly appointed as the treasurer of BJP’s Minority Morcha in Assam’s Lakhimpur district.
Abu Swahid alias 'Lambu' is a resident of Bihpuria under No 1 Ahmedpur PS. He has been appointed as treasurer of BJP’s district minority morcha in Lakhimpur with immediate effect, sources informed.
Swahid was arrested in 2021 for his involvement in fake gold smuggling. He was caught red-handed by police while trying to sell fake gold biscuits.
The decision to appoint Swahid as the treasurer has drawn massive criticism from the Opposition as well as locals.