Twelve of the nineteen students who were recently suspended for causing a violent strike at Majansi high school have been allowed to sit the forthcoming UNEB examinations.
A letter signed by J.C Mbabazi on behalf of the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education and Sports, states that the students will be allowed to sit for their final examinations but under Police escort.
The letter also states that the students must also pay the fines for the property that was vandalized before they can be cleared into the examination room.
19 students of Manjasi High School went amok in August and vandalized school property worth millions of shillings.
They were protesting against a move by the entertainment teacher to switch off a T.V set they were watching at a recommended time of 9:00p.m.
In a related development, Police in Tororo have instituted an investigation in to the rowdy manner in which the students of Rock High School barricaded Uhuru High Way in Tororo town last evening.
Gaudencio Okumu, the Tororo District Police Commander says the Police will not tolerate any cases of hooliganism and and all students who were involved in staging a road block will be arrested.
Three students of Rock High School in Tororo town are currently nursing pain at Tororo main Hospital, after they were hit by stray bullets during a scuffle with the police.
Sources say the students who were having farewell party for the candidate classes on Independence Day went on rampage and staged a road block on Uhuru High Way and beat up a bodaboda cyclist plus his passenger.
The Police were later called in to intervene to control the rowdy students who were pelting stones at the passengers.