In Tokyo two 14-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of setting fire to a junior high school classroom because they wanted their graduation ceremony canceled.
They allegedly got into the school's carpentry classroom and used used lighter fluid to start the fire around 9 p.m. on March 17. It seems that the damage was minimal.
The boys told investigators they wanted the ceremony cancelled because they did not want to sing songs and listen to long speeches. The ceremony went on as scheduled with the two arsonists in attendance.