Four adhoc teachers arrested

Gangtok, 19 Feb:

Four adhoc teachers who were leading the dharna for regularization which involved the blocking of the highway on Monday have been arrested by Sadar Police this evening.

Yogesh Sharma, PrakashParajuli, Rajesh Dahal and Lapden Sherpa were arrested following an FIR filed by ADC East at Sadar PS on Monday. The four adhoc teachers have been accused of leading and inciting the crowd of adhoc teachers who blocked NH 10 for over three hours on Monday.

They have been booked under sections 188/283/341/147/149 of IPC r/w section 8(B) of National Highway Act 1956.

The four teachers are now in police custody and will be produced in court on Wednesday.