Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – The Sierra Leone Police has taken custody of eleven students from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, following their alleged involvement in activities deemed as misbehaviour. The revelation came during the routine police press briefing at the Sierra Leone Police Headquarters on George Street in Freetown.
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Abdul Moijueh disclosed that these students were reportedly engaged in secret society initiation within the university premises. ACP Moijueh explained that the police responded to an alarm raised due to the suspicious activity, prompting an investigation.
Upon reaching the scene, ACP Moijueh reported that the students resisted police orders and displayed unruly behaviour towards law enforcement officers. Consequently, the police arrested eleven students involved in the incident.
As of the latest update, the suspects are detained at the Regent Police Station in the Western Rural District. ACP Moijueh assured the public that the matter is currently under thorough investigation, and additional updates will be provided to the press as developments unfold.
The police emphasize their commitment to maintaining law and order, ensuring the safety of the community, and will act decisively against any activities that pose a threat to public peace and security. SKS/4/2/2024