70 Evelyn Hone College students picked up by Police for rioting

70 students from Evelyn Hone College in Lusaka have been picked up by police following this morning’s demonstrations at the institution.
Police Province Police Chief Joyce Kasosa confirmed the development in an interview this morning.
Ms. Kasosa said the 70 are being kept in police cells at various police stations across the city.
She said the students are being held to help with investigations over the riot that erupted at the institution in the early hours of Thursday.
The students are said to have demonstrated against government’s failure to place them on bursary and improve the poor sanitation standards.
Ms. Kasosa revealed that police is investigating the students and is likely to charge them with malicious damage to property.
She said the students smashed windows to a number of mini buses packed inside the yard at Central Police as well as some college property.