The Executive Director of Child Rights International (CRI), Bright Appiah, is calling for the arrest of the Adisadel College students who were engaged in the violent viral video on social media
Management of Adisadel College has suspended a student who was caught on a viral video being violently assaulted by his colleague for not reporting the incident.
However, Bright Appiah in an interview with Angel News Mubarak Yakubu says the student’s act is a result of assault and for that matter the authorities need to do the needful by making sure they allow the laws to deal with the student.
He further explained that if the students are below eighteen years, they need to also be dealt with under the juvenile Justice system so that it will be served as a deterrent to other students.
“If they are below eighteen years, then their commitment and everything should be done under the juvenile justice system. But this is an assault, it is not a civil case for us to say we will look at how best we can deal with it though there is a civil part of it but the real offence is criminal.”
Bright Appiah explained that, the State should also be sure whether the children are in their right frame of mind before taking the necessary measures so that they wouldn’t engage in such act again.
“But beyond that, what the State is interested in, is whether the children are in a right frame of mind to live in a society and that is the critical component of it that I think we need to engage in to know whether everything is alright with the children who exhibited that act and if something is wrong then we have to engage the appropriate institution to provide them that remedy so that they wouldn’t engage in that act again.”
Educationist, Dr. Christopher Ampadu speaking on Angel Morning show has condemned the act and says he feelssad seeing such act from students in this modern days.
He said students should be given Christianity treats in schools so that they can have the fear of God in their doings since Adisadel is a Christian school.
Dr. Christopher Ampadu further explained that the senior in the act could’ve given different punishment by using sponge to whip the junior rather than acting violently, he classified it as unfortunate.