4 injured 4 Students Arrested For Vandalism At New Juabeng SHS-Koforidua
The Eastern Regional Police Command has arrested four students of the Koforidua Senior High Technical School (SECTECH) for allegedly launching a brutal attack on students and teachers of New Juaben Senior High School in Koforidua.
The incident, which took place last night resulted in injuries of four students from New Juaben SHS and the school’s chaplain.
Over 30 students from Koforidua SECTECH, who share a wall with New Juaben Senior High School, reportedly invaded the premises and attacked the students.
The police when had the information rushed to the school, and drove the attackers away.
But, after the police had left the school, another gang of hundreds of SECTECH students allegedly returned and began pelting stones without any known reason.
The SECTECH students vandalized a school bus, damaged the windshield of the head masters Private Toyota Corolla, ransacked the school’s sick bay, and caused damage to the roofs of three teachers’ bungalows.
The students also destroyed two poly tanks that served the boys’ dormitory and teachers’ bungalow.
In the course of the incident, the four injured students from New Juaben and the school’s chaplain received medical treatment and have been discharged from the hospital.
The president of the 1992 Alumini Association of the New Juabeng SHS Mr. Eugene Oware Koranteng has condemned the act.
He Further on behalf of the head master of the school confirmed that 4 students plus the Chaplain sustained some injuries and gave the current update in the school.
However, the Police have since commenced an investigation into the matter as the suspects arrested are behind bars answering questions.