Police arrest three juveniles in connection with the gassing incident
POLICE in Ndola have picked up three juveniles in connection with the gassing incident at Masala Secondary School.
This follows the gassing of 15 pupils at Masala Secondary school in Ndola while they were being addressed by the school headteacher.
Copperbelt province deputy commanding officer Tresphord Kasale said the incident happened on Friday after classes.
He said Enock Yumba, a teacher at Masala Secondary School reported that unknown poison was used to spray at the pupils.
Mr Kasale said the incident led to 15 pupils being admitted to Ndola Teaching Hospital (NTH).
“All the victims have been admitted to Ndola teaching Hospital and their conditions is stable,” he said.
Mr Kasale said a docket was opened and the male juveniles have been picked to help police with investigations.
Meanwhile, NTH public relations officer Sheona Kamwendo confirmed having received the pupils at the school.
She said four pupil have been admitted with one on oxygen.
(Mwebantu, Sunday, February 27th, 2022)