Kilakila secondary student to appear in court

The Kilakila Secondary School student who was arrested last week over allegations he set alight a double-storey classroom will appear in court later this week.

The Waigani Committal Court was told the accused was taken in for his record of interview today with police. He was to appear in court today.

The 20-year-old from Goilala was arrested and charged with arson.

It is alleged the grade 12 student set alight a double-storey classroom on Friday 10 August after being disciplined.

More than 200 students lost their homerooms to the fire.

(Loop filepic of the burnt building)

Sally Pokiton