Yakubu Busari, Jos
Authorities of the Federal College of Education, Pankshin in Plateau state have expelled two students from the college after the police arrested them for being in possession of locally fabricated fire -arms.
The Head of Information of the college, Mr Istisfanus Kyakmut confirmed this to journalists on Friday in Jos.
Kyakmut explained that following the police prosecution of the students, the college set up investigative committee whose report formed the basis for their expulsion.
According to him, the Chief Magistrate Court at Kasuwa Nama in the state capital, convicted them for being in position of locally fabricated armed, though with no records available to show or indicate that they were engage in criminal activities.
Though he disclosed that the boys were amongst the well -behaved students with good academic and no known cult activity tied to then as the Federal College of Education have 100 per cent free from cultism and violence, he regretted that they had to go having been convicted by the court.