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Teachers identify suspected culprits during parade

During the identification process the faces of the female teachers were covered with red cloth, to protect them from future attacks.

During the identification process the faces of the female teachers were covered with red cloth, to protect them from future attacks.
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The teachers came together with three other officials of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT). The identification session is to help the Nima Divisional Police Command, make out the suspects who allegedly assaulted some teachers in the school.

The police had earlier today accused teachers of the school of failing to corporate in identifying the culprits of the assault. According to the Nima Divisional Police Commander ACP Nuhu Django they arrested 17 suspects yesterday, “2 of them are female and 15 are male, their ages range between 20 and 45”.

A class five pupil of the school was punished by her teacher for misconduct. But she is reported to have rather snubbed the teacher and walked out of the class. She only came back twenty minutes later, with thugs to the school and that was when the attacks on the teacher and the pupils begun

Investigations were later carried out by the police and some suspects were arrested. “We are still in the process of taking their statements and screening them” he said.

At the end of the identification session the female teachers could not identify the suspects who committed the crime among the 17 people  arrested.

Meanwhile the Ghana National Association of Teachers has cautioned the teachers of the school to “stay away from school” until the culprits are brought to book.

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