Guwahati professor put on suspension over Facebook post on Lethpora Attack

Srinagar

A day after the attack on CRPF convoy in south Kashmir that claimed the lives of 49 troopers, a college teacher was suspended over a Facebook post after he condemned the attack but blamed the Army of for atrocities on civilians in Jammu and Kashmir.

Guwahati professor put on suspension over the Facebook post on Lethpora Attack

An Assistant Professor of the English department at the city’s Icon Academy Junior College, Papri Banerjee on February 14, besides condemning the attack, had accused the army of carnage in the valley.

Following the post, the Professor was put under the suspension and reportedly has received many threats of rape, lynching on the social media.

You are put under suspension with immediate effect until the matter is resolved by a competent authority,” a letter issued by the college authorities said on Saturday, news gatherer IANS reported.

Banerjee said that she received threats and intimidation over the post from different users. “Continuous rape, lynch, and death threats in my inbox. Assam Police should go back to the names in my previous FIR if any harm were to come over me. They would be solely responsible,” she said in another Facebook post on Saturday, the report mentioned.

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