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25 students of Walewale SHS arrested for vandalism and theft, School closed down indefinately

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Ghana | RadioXYZonline.com

The Northern Regional Police Command PRO, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh says 25 students of the Walewale SHS have been arrested after they went on rampage vandalizing school properties.

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh told XYZ News that two females are among the students arrested on Monday.

The students, according to ASP Tetteh stole 83 laptops, ransacked the Headmasters bungalow, set it ablaze and attempted to burn a Police vehicle.

The students he said have been transferred to the regional Police headquarters and would be arraigned before court immediately after investigations are completed.

Meanwhile, authorities have closed down the Walewale Senior High School indefinitely after the riots broke out.

The students started rioting after the Police arrested two of their colleagues on Sunday.

Meanwhile Authorities have closed down the Walewale Senior High School in the Northern region.

The indefinite closure follows explosive student vandalism.

The angry students torched a police patrol vehicle to protest the arrest of two colleagues.

They also accused the headmaster of tribalism and staged a demonstration against him on Sunday.

Local reporter with Eagle FM, Ibrahim Mashood reported that the students have stolen over 50 RLG laptops and other school properties.

According to him, the school’s electricity has been cut off while the headmaster’s bungalow has also been destroyed by the students.

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