Male students who forced their way into a girls’ dorm arrested


The suspects were taken to the Isiolo Regional Office and are expected to be arraigned ...
The suspects were taken to the Isiolo Regional Office and are expected to be arraigned in court on Monday.

In Summary

  • The suspects are said to have gained entry into the compound by cutting through a chain link fence.
  • The suspects, both aged 18 years, are Form Four students from Kauma Boys Secondary School.
  • The suspects are being held at Matinyani Police Station awaiting to be arraigned in court.

Two male students were on Wednesday night arrested after allegedly forcing their way into a dormitory at Kyaani Girls Secondary School in Kitui.

The suspects, both aged 18 years, are Form Four students from Kauma Boys Secondary School.

According to Kyaani Secondary School Principal Elizabeth Musyimi, she was alerted at around 11.45pm by the school guard who informed her of a commotion in the girls’ dormitory.

The suspects are said to have gained entry into the compound by cutting through a chain link fence and thereafter entering Upendo dormitory where all 47 Form Four candidates who are in school are housed.

According to the dormitory captain, the boys first threw stones on the roof of the dormitory causing panic, before making their way in.

“However, as the men entered the dormitory the said dormitory captain summoned courage and coordinated the girls who, with the help of two watchmen, on duty overwhelmed and apprehended them,” said police in a statement.

The suspects are being held at Matinyani Police Station awaiting to be arraigned in court.

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