Three students suspended over toy-gun video

The Ministry of Education has confirmed that three Form One male students of St Joseph Secondary School have been suspended following the posting of a video showing them having a toy gun in a book bag.

The video was taken in a classroom at the school on Monday 22nd January, 2018 and was posted to social media.

The video was brought to the attention of the principal of the school on Tuesday 23rd January, 2018.

The Ministry says the principal immediately contacted the police and the parents of the three students.

A meeting was held with the students and their parents at the school on Tuesday 23rd January, 2018.

After the meeting the police visited the home of one of the students and found the plastic toy gun at his home.

The three students have been suspended and will be referred to the Students Support Services Division personnel for intervention and counseling.


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