Riot at Nalerigu SHS 24 students arrested, school closed down

24 students of the Nalerigu SHS have been arrested for vandalizing property at the headmaster's bungalow and stealing computers from the schools

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Personnel of the Ghana Police Service have taken over the Nalerigu Senior High School following clashes between students and authorities over an entertainment jam.

According to the Northern Regional Police Command, 24 of the students have been arrested for vandalizing property at the headmaster's bungalow and stealing computers from the schools computer lab during the rioting.

Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, told Accra-based Joy FM the rioting occurred when the students were stopped by the headmaster from organizing an entertainment event despite ongoing revision for exams.

Asp Tetteh said the students who disagreed with the headmaster's instructions, stormed his bungalow vandalizing his vehicle and other assets.

Some of the students according to the police, also broke into the school's newly constructed computer lab making away with about 20 computers.

The police says 24 of the students are in their custody whiles the school has been closed down temporarily.

This about the third school to be closed down in less than a month following students' rioting in the Northern Region.

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