An Upper Primary teacher has been arrested for rejecting assembly election duty order. Assainar,an Urdu teacher at Thodannur U.P.School who is a polling officer in the coming assembly election was arrested on Tuesday evening by rural police.as per the direction of the district election officer ; the district collector.
He was then produced before the collector’s chamber.
He was arrested according to the People’s Representation Law in 1951 section 134,
The district collector had issued an arrest warrant against the teacher ,stating that his rejection of poll duty would affect the poll preparation.