A man set a school on fire after realizing that his fiancee will fail in exams. The man, who is in police custody, burnt down the the school’s control room.
The incident happened in Menoufia province, north of Cairo in Egypt. Although the prosecutor general has confirmed that no one was injured in the fire.
Although the blaze was quickly contained by firefighters, it caused significant damage to the school principal’s office and the main administration unit. Some pupils’ records were destroyed, the prosecution statement said, according to The National News.
The 21-year-old suspect told the officials that he was feared that his marriage could be postponed if his fiancee fails in the exam.
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