The students were picked up on Tuesday following a violent strike that led to the burning of “White House and one of the houses used by the senior man teacher, James Katureebe.
They also demanded the transfer of their deputy head teacher, Edson Bakiga for alleged cruelty.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson, said the suspects were picked up after preliminary investigations implicated them for being the ring leaders of the strike.
Stephen Mugume, the head teacher Kigezi High school said that the expelled students violated Rule 20 of the school that prohibits all sorts of sexual immorality.
However, one of the students accused of masterminding the strike denied any wrong doing, saying they were already asleep by the time strike started.