The Edo State Police Command has arrested two female students of Adesuwa Secondary School, Benin, for allegedly assaulting a teacher.
This was disclosed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, in a statement issued on Friday, in Benin City.
Nwabuzor said preliminary investigation revealed that the students were prime suspects of the unrest caused by some students at the all-girls school on Thursday.
He said; “The students were dissatisfied with disciplinary measures taken by a female teacher in the school against some students during an English Language class.”
The PRO said that the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Dankwara, had assured the public, particularly parents and guardians of students at the school, that there is no cause for alarm as normalcy has been restored to the school.
“He advised parents and guardians of those students to submit their children and wards who were involved in the agitation,” he added.
Nwabuzor noted that the CP had directed the Divisional Police Officer, Aduwawa Division, to transfer the case file to the State Criminal Investigation Department ()SCID, Benin, on the conclusion of the preliminary investigation for further Investigation.