A trauma response team has been requested to visit the school of murdered pupil Odale Planter. The trauma team will respond by offering students and teachers counselling, to help them through this difficult time being faced by the school community.
Reports coming out of the Ministry of Education’s regional office indicate that the victim was a grade 8 student. It is alleged he was shot and killed, whilst on his way home from school in a taxi, by gunmen.
The shooting is being condemned by the Ministry of Education and the education community, amongst other groups.