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IGP heads to Kumasi over Islamic SHS students clash with Police


The Inspector General of Police Dr. George Akuffo Dampare is on his way to Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital following a clash between the Islamic Senior High School students and some Police personnel on Monday morning, 13 June 2022.

The Police allegedly fired tear gas at the students leading to the hospitalization of about 30 of them.


The students were demonstrating over frequent road accidents in front of the school.

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The students were said to have blocked the road in front of their school in the course of their demonstration over frequent knockdowns after their incessant calls for speed ramps had fallen on deaf ears.

The report indicates that the police were called to the scene to maintain order but the scene turned ugly.


Some of the students are unconscious as a result of the tear gas while others were on the floor in pains.

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A number of ambulances have transported the unconscious students to the hospital.


Meanwhile, some parents are trooping into the school to check up on their wards following the disturbances.





Source: Otixpres.com


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