The Tamale Magistrate Court has remanded 43 year old headteacher of of St Charles Lwanga R/C Junior High School Jashain Emmanuel into prison custody.

He is to reappear on November 29, TV3’s Northern
Regional correspondent, Christopher Amoako who was in court reported.

He was arrested after he allegedly took some 31 pupils of the school to harvest rice from his farm leafing to the boat accident.

The 43-year-old was arrested after he turned himself in to the police.

On Friday November 12 at about 3pm, 10 out of 31 pupils of the St Charles Lwanga R/C JHS who were returning from their headteacher’s farm in a canoe got drowned after the boat on which they were crossing the Mabor river capsized.

Nine out of the ten missing bodies have since been retrieved by a search party.

All nine were buried at the river bank.



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