A matron working in St. Pauls Technical School, a school located in Akyem Kukurantumi in Abuakwa North Municipality, Eastern Region, is wanted by the police for allegedly stealing some food items from the school.
On Sunday, 30th of May, 2021, the students of the school attacked the taxi cab that the matron uses to allegedly smuggle the food items from the school. The taxi cab with number AS 3074 -15 was being attacked by the students with stones and sticks. The students deflated all the tyres after the Matron, Madam Comfort and the driver ran away from the car.
The headmaster of the school, Benjamin Adjabeng reported the issue formally to the Akyem Kukurantumi Police station. The police followed up on the situation and offloaded the food items. The items included; a large gallon of cooking oil, two bags of sugar, three bags of flour, three bags of rice, four boxes of tin tomatoes, a bag of millet and nine buckets of groundnut paste.
According to the school, there has been some shortages and the students have been complaining of insufficient food due to the activities the matron has been doing. An accomplice of the matron was arrested to aid in the investigations of the situation. The matron and the taxi driver are on the run currently.