Police in Kampala have arrested 56 candidates from Lubiri Secondary School for staging protests last evening over an alleged assault on some of their colleagues by a teacher.
The deputy metropolitan Kampala police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire has said some of the students have since been released on police bond to allow them sit for their examinations.
Students claim that they were protesting a Teacher’s actions of assault meted on their female colleagues.
The suspect identified as Benjamin Mulondo a Teacher at the same school is reportedly on the run and police on search for him.
Police heard that the suspected assaulted students: Brenda Nakayaga; and Shamim Nalubega through rough Cannes for unknown reasons.
Owoyesigyire noted charges of malicious damage against have been slapped to the students for destroying a number of school properties and neighboring areas during the riots.
Owoyesigyire did not disclose the details of the students, but he said that those who were not released are being detained at Old Kampala and Lungujja police stations as investigations into the matter continue.