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JUST IN: Chrisland school principal arraigned for manslaughter

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Chrisland School, its principal, vice principal and two employees have been arraigned by Lagos State government on Thursday over the death of one of the school’s pupils, 12-year-old Whitney Adeniran who was electrocuted during an inter-house sports game in the school.

The school’s workers who were arraigned before Justice Oyindamola Ogala of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja include Ademoye Adewale, Kuku Fatai, Mrs. Belinda Amao, Nwatu Ugochi Victoria and Chrisland School Limited.

The defendants were arraigned on two count charges bordering on involuntary manslaughter, reckless and negligent acts.

While in the dock, the school’s principal, Mrs. Belinda Amao, broke down in tears as the court and counsel tried to agree on a date for the commencement of the trial.

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