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Burkina Faso deplores increasing delinquency in school system

Burkina Faso deplores increasing delinquency in school system
(Xinhuanet 03/16/17)
Burkina Faso deplores increasing delinquency in school system

Burkina Faso's security forces on Wednesday deplored significant increase of youth delinquency in school system.

"Our services have arrested more and more school children for robberies, fencing of stolen objects, assault and batteries as well as the use of drugs," the Burkinabe gendarmerie said on its Facebook page.

According to national committee for combating drugs (CNLD), 76 students including 63 primary pupils were arrested for drug abuse over the first quarter of the year 2016 in the West African country.

Last year, on the occasion of the 27th International Day on the fight against drug, CNLD's secretary Mariam Diallo-Zorome revealed that children showed abnormal behavior since 2015, referring to drug abuse.

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