- Police warned students against any form of further violence, saying they would not compromise on prosecuting the suspects
- The two schools have in the past been engaged in battles especially during co-curricular activities
- Recently, Uganda Human Rights Commission has been engaging students in peace clubs in order to curb cases of violence including strikes but the students have not respected this
By Aligo Peter
Koboko. At least four students from St. Charles Lwanga College and Koboko Town College are expected to appear at Koboko magistrate court on allegations of malicious damage which happened in the eve of Labour day.
The district Police Commander, Brian Ampaire, said three students of St. Charles Lwanga College and one student of Koboko Town College were arrested after a clash the led to destruction of school fence of St Charles Lwanga.
The students from the two schools had a long standing hatred among themselves. Any slight disagreements especially during sports time ended in serious destruction and fights.
“The three suspects from St. Charles Lwanga College Koboko were detained at Koboko Central Police station as the one from Koboko Town College to date is recovering at Koboko Health Centre four. We have given police bond to these suspects as we continue with our investigations and once completed they shall appear Koboko magistrate court,” Ampaire said.