Some female students reportedly beat up a 17-year-old student for sneaking into their dormitory at night.
The form four male student and five others allegedly sneaked out of their school and crept into a girls dormitory at Komothai girls secondary school, at around 4 am on Thursday, October 21.
They were spotted by some girls in the hostel who instantly alerted the whole school. The school’s guards, teachers, and students all rushed towards the dormitory to find out what was happening.
Kenya’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations said four boys managed to escape while the deceased was confronted by the girls and the school staff.
The statement read;
“On sensing danger, five of the boys managed to trace their way back to their school while the deceased was cornered by the angry students and staff. Sadly, they descended on him causing him life-threatening injuries. The boy later succumbed to his injuries at Kigumo level IV hospital.”
Detectives who visited the scene after the incident recovered planks of wood suspected to have been used to assault the suspect.
The police have cautioned members of the public from taking the law into their own hands. They advise that the public should accord suspects the opportunity to face justice in a court of law.