Student hospitalised after hit in head with cricket bat

A student of the Golden Grove Secondary School, East Coast Demerara, was injured in a fight outside the school compound on Thursday.

The News Room was informed that the student was involved in a confrontation after squibs (firecrackers) were thrown outside the compound. During the confrontation, the student was struck to the head with a cricket bat by another student.

He was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.

The Guyana Police Force has been alerted and investigations are ongoing.