Students riot forces Tuna Technical SHS closure

The Tuna Senior Technical School in the Upper West region has been shut down following a riot by the students Thursday.

Students of the school went on rampage Thursday afternoon after a teacher instructed a female student to undress before her colleagues for wearing unapproved attire.

The development angered the students who went about vandalizing and looting school property.

The police were invited to restore calm. 38 students were subsequently arrested and are still assisting the police in its investigations.

District Police Commander for the area, ASP Francis Numado who confirmed the incident to Starr News, said enough police personnel have been deployed to the school to ensure calm.

“Students were vandalizing things in the school so female students came to the station to lodge a complaints against a teacher after haven been beating.

“When we got to the school, they had all left. They vandalized many things including the staff common room and the assistant head teacher’s bungalow.

“They also destroyed things in the library, computer laboratory and also made away with 46 computers so we picked some of them up for investigations,” he narrated.

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