TSC developing stories. Teachers protesting against the Teachers Service Commission’s (TSC) decision to interdict them were met with teargas and arrests by police officers.
These teachers, who had previously raised concerns about insecurity in North Eastern, were misled into signing transfer letters.
TSC developing stories
However, instead of transfer letters, they received letters of interdiction, effectively terminating their employment.
In response to this action by the TSC, the teachers gathered in protest in Upperhill.
During the confrontation with the police, one teacher sustained injuries, and a police officer was also injured and subsequently hospitalized.
Furthermore, 10 teachers who had been interdicted were arrested.
This situation is still developing, and more updates are expected to follow.
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has taken measures against non-local teachers who sought transfers from North Eastern Kenya due to security concerns.
These teachers have been interdicted by the TSC for alleged desertion of duty,
Following a directive issued by the commission in September, which mandated their return to their respective workstations.
In response to this interdiction, the affected teachers, who claim that the TSC is overstepping its authority,
Are all planning to stage a protest outside the commission’s headquarters in the coming week.
They are also petitioning parliament for intervention