Adisadel College’s administration has suspended a student who was seen in a viral video being violently abused by a colleague for failing to report the incident to the school authorities.
The culprit, who happens to be a final year student, has also been outrightly dismissed.
The school has confirmed the incident happened on the 30th of June, 2023 in Quaque house.
This was contained in a statement on the school’s Twitter page which announced the culprit will, therefore, have to write his final exams at the West Africa Examination Council.
On the part of the victim, he will write with parental escort while the person who recorded the video will also be suspended externally for one week and also face internal suspension for another week.
“The other students who were at the scene but did not intervene and also failed to report the incident will also face severe internal punishment,” the statement noted.
The action is pending further investigation by the Ghana Education Service and school authorities into the incident which has sparked concerns among Ghanaians.
Read the full statement below:
UPDATE AND INTERIM ACTION ON THE ASSAULT INCIDENT ON ADISADEL CAMPUS
* Pending final decision of Board of Governors and GES
The incident happened on the 30th of June, 2023 in Quaque house
1. The culprit will be outrightly dismissed and will have to write his exams at WAEC
— Adisadel (@adisco_2009) July 24, 2023