Headteacher arrested for forcing students to take peppered food
25 March 2015, 10:25
Nakuru - A Nakuru school headteacher has been arrested after parents complained that their children were being forced to take food laced with pepper.
John Mwangi, the headteacher of Green Field academy was arrested Wednesday morning and is being questioned by police.
Parents at the school reported the matter to the police station after it was alleged that their children were being served peppered food.
Nakuru police boss, Bernard Kioko said that the headteacher refused to heed to the parents complaints.
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"Parents have complained that their children have been eating pepper food and this has been affecting some of them," said Kioko.
He added: "It is alleged that the school administration has been using pepper to minimise the amount of food consumed by the students."
The private school has been closed indefinitely after parents withdrew their children from classes.
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