Asiakwa attack : Teachers return to classroom after security assurance
Teachers of Asiakwa Salvation Army Basic School in the Eastern Region have returned to their classrooms following assurances from the police and the community of maximum protection.
The Teachers abandoned their work after their colleague George Somuah Bosompem was beaten to death by six teenagers in the area.
Speaking on Starr FM, the Assemblyman of the Asiakwa electoral area Bernard Amoako said every community member has been assigned to ensure security for the teachers
He also added that there has been series of education conveyed to the youth which was channelled through the Parents Teachers Association, PTA, durbar and forums to address the issue of drug abuse in Asiakwa.
The Kibi Police Command arrested the six teenagers for ruthlessly beating a teacher of the Asiakwa Salvation Army Basic School, George Somuah Bosompem to death in the Eastern Region.
The teacher aged 55, was attacked for protesting against the invasion of the school by drug addicts who smoke 'wee' and defecate in the school.
Reports indicated that four (4) days before the attack, the head teacher went on an Information centre, to announce to the public particularly parents to ensure that their children who are involved in the act are advised to desist from smoking and defecating in the school to avert prosecution.
On April 28, 2019, the headteacher while walking with a lady friend, the suspected addicts attacked the deceased headteacher with sticks, stones, blocks and other deadly weapons. The suspects also manhandled the lady friend of the deceased headteacher.
The Headteacher who was badly injured was rushed to the Kibi Government Hospital where his condition deteriorated on May 3 but was transferred to St. Joseph Hospital before he passed on.
Following that, police investigations led to the arrest of six teenagers who attacked the teacher. All the six appeared in court and were all charged with murder but have been remanded.
With the death of Mr Bosompem, teachers of the Asiakwa Salvation Army Basic School went on a sit-down strike.
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