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School teacher arrested for trying to wipe face with flag in Kerala

PTI
Published Aug 31, 2016, 9:19 pm IST
Updated Aug 31, 2016, 9:19 pm IST
The accused has been lodged in prison for the non-bailable offence, police said.
The man had allegedly crumpled the Indian flag and was trying to wipe his face with it. (Representational Image)
 The man had allegedly crumpled the Indian flag and was trying to wipe his face with it. (Representational Image)

Kannur: A teacher was arrested here on Wednesday for allegedly insulting the national flag at a school at Payangadi in Kerala's northern Kannur district.

According to the police, the incident occurred on August 16 when Irfan Ali (36), hailing from Bihar, had allegedly crumpled the small flag in an attempt to wipe his face.

 

A case was registered against him under section 2 of the Prevention of Insult to National Honour Act after a student brought the matter to the notice of the school administration which, in turn, informed the police.

The accused has been lodged in prison for the non-bailable offence, police said.

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Location: India, Kerala




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