Yangchenphug Higher Secondary School was robbed of Nu 140,000 on the night of March 11 when miscreants broke into the account section of the school’s administrative block, according to the Kuensel.
About Nu 800 is collected as school fees from every student every year.
The caretaker of the school found the door of accounts office open when he was in his errands. He immediately informed the school authorities who informed police in turn.
Principal of the school, Pema C Wangdi said both the main door and office door were broken when they reached the site.
“When we checked, the steel cupboard, where the money was kept, was broken,” Pema C Wangdi said. “The money was missing.” “We suspect that it must be someone who knew it well.”
“Luckily we deposited half the money in the bank the day before the incident took place,” added Wangdi.
According to the Kuensel, another ‘bag of money’ was not taken away for it was lying outside the cabinet.
“The money was safe because the bag must have disguised it,” one teacher said.