Police explained that the two were engaged in a fight inside the classroom when Odoi pushed the deceased on the bench that hit his head. The school administration rushed the deceased to Tororo Hospital for treatment but was declared dead on arrival.
The suspect whose name we can not reveal because he is a minor pupil is being held at Tororo Central Police Station. He is said to have injured his classmate during a fight in class. Police has identified the deceased as 16-year-old John Okello.
Michael Odongo, the police spokesperson for Bukedi region said the incident occurred on Friday afternoon.
He says the two fought inside the classroom when the deceased was thrown on a bench injuring his head. he school administration rushed the deceased to Tororo Hospital for treatment but was declared dead on arrival.
Odongo said the suspect shall faces murder as police continue with the investigation. By the time of filling the news the school administration was yet to record a statement at the police.