Two female students of Adesuwa Secondary School, Benin, have arrested by the Edo State Police Command.
They were arrested for allegedly assaulting a teacher.
SP Chidi Nwabuzor, the command’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued on Friday in Benin City.
Nwabuzor said preliminary investigation revealed that the students were the prime suspects of unrest caused by some students at the all-girls school on Thursday.
“The students were dissatisfied with disciplinary measures taken by a female teacher in the school against some students during an English Language class,” he said.
Nwabuzor 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 was no cause for alarm as normalcy had 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,” Nwabuzor added.
The police spokesman also said the CP had directed the Divisional Police Officer Aduwawa Division to transfer the case file to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Benin, on the conclusion of the preliminary investigation for further Investigation.