Man arrested for harassing caste census enumerators
Moodbidri: The Moodbidri police have arrested a person from Kotebagilu Shantinagara on the charges of harassing a census surveyor by coming in the way of her performing her duty.
It has been alleged that the accused Mohammad Haneef at first refused to provide information to the enumerator Jacintha Fernandes, teacher of Moodbidri Government Higher Primary School and Shivamma, who had been to his house for survey. It is alleged that the accused even snatched the pen, pencil and paper form the hands of the teacher and also threatened Shivamma who tried to prevent him.
The shocked teachers immediately intimated the Teachers’ Association and later lodged a complaint with Moodbidri Police. The accused was produced before the court and remanded to judicial custody.