Karoti school teacher arrested after panga attack on colleague over affair


Karoti school teacher arrested after panga attack on colleague over affair

In Summary

According to the police, the suspect attacked his male colleague over an alleged an affair with a female teacher who is on teaching practice.

Police is Kirinyaga County arrested a teacher from Karoti Girls High School after he allegedly attacked his colleague with a panga in the staffroom.

Mwea East police commander Daniel Katavi said the suspect is being held at Wang’uru Police Station.

“We have also recovered the weapon he is said to have used to attack his colleague in the school compound,” Kitavi said.

According to the police boss, the suspect attacked his male colleague over an alleged an affair with a female teacher who is on teaching practice.

“The two male teachers are in a love affair with one female teacher,” Kitavu said.

The Mwea East police boss said the suspect thought he had killed his colleague.

“He was still in the school compound after the incident when his colleagues were struggling to help the victim with others calling police officers. He will be charged with attempted murder,” Kitavi said.

The victim–Alfose Orina–is said to be in serious condition at a private hospital in Mwea.

Wamumu ward representative John Bapsista Kanga called on teachers to provide leadership and serve as a good example for students.

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