The school headteacher, Jimmy Owani, says that the school reopened its gate to the learners on Sunday morning under strict measures. He says that the learners, their parents and guardians have signed a commitment form to adhere to the school rules and regulations and exhibit maximum discipline.
Dr David Onen Otto, the Director of Gulu Central High School says that the students are part of the 961 students who are believed to have actively participated, were ring leaders, and masterminded the violent strike two weeks ago.
On Saturday there was uproar among parents and local authorities of the area where the school is located when concerns were raised that some of the South Sudanese students have been seen with guns and live ammunition while within the school premises and their respective dormitories
The Gulu City Senior Inspector of Schools, Richard Irwenyo, says that the decision was reached in an emergency meeting held on Monday that was prompted by the violent strike at Gulu Central High School.
According to Kato, the duo was among dozens of other security personnel deployed at the school to quell the violent strike. The suspects reportedly fired nine bullets in the air to scare the angry students.
Nancy Agenorwot, an eyewitness and neighbour at the school who offered first aid and rushed five injured female students to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital for treatment described the situation as disturbing.
Alfred Otema, the Bwonagweno Village Local Chairperson where the school is located told URN that unrest at the school started when the students started pelting the roof with stones demanding that the match be broadcast in the school.