As many as eight students, who were allegedly involved in dismantling school properties of ACME Higher Secondary School at Yairipok, Thoubal district, were arrested on Sunday.
“As it is the first instance, I will not upload their names and details. However, the incident is indeed disgusting”, said Chief Minister N Biren Singh, who uploaded their picture on his Facebook page with mosaic faces after being arrested by police.
It is reported that the eight students who were appearing the Class XII COHSEM Examination 2023 at the centre (ACME School) resorted to violence for not allowing them to cheat.
However, some have reported that the scene was created after the invigilators refused to give extra time after the warning bell.
The eight students were arrested following a complaint lodged by the Private School Development Committee, Thoubal, in connection with the destruction and violence act.
According to reliable sources, the students were appearing for the said examination from the Azad Higher Secondary School.
During the commotion, it is reported that as many as 15 students and a female teacher fainted and were rushed to nearby healthcare centres for treatment. A total of 405 students were appearing for the examination at the centre.
It is worth mentioning that the video of the incident went viral on social media and is getting negative feedback from all directions.
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