Vandalism: 40 students of Krobea Asante Tech and Voc Sch busted
Some 40 students of Krobea Asante Technical and Vocational School at Asokore in the Ashanti Region have been arrested for vandalism.
The students on Sunday, 22 January 2023 went on rampage and destroyed school properties including vehicles.
They were protesting poor examination results for the year 2022. around 1 am on Sunday.
School properties destroyed included four school vehicles - a bus, two pickups, and a Nissan Patrol car.
Windows of the school buildings; and other items at the school’s store were also destroyed.
The District Coordinator for Senior High Schools, Mr Ebenezer Akwasi Opoku told Class News’ regional correspondent, Elisha Adarkwah that the students also destroyed cars belonging to the staff of the school including the Senior House Mistress'.
Although he said previously there have been minor demonstrations in the school, he described the damage caused to the school properties in Sunday’s demonstration as overwhelming.
The Police were called to restore calm.
Mr Opoku said some of the students have been invited by the police to assist in investigations while others are also on the run.
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