Six students arrested over alleged plan to burn dormitory in Siaya


Six students arrested over alleged plan to burn dormitory in Siaya
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In Summary

  • According to Bondo Sub-county Police Commander Anthony Wafula, the students were arrested after they were found in possession of a matchbox and petrol in a five-liter jerican.
  • The police boss told Citizen Digital that the school administration got wind of the students’ plan and swiftly conducted an inspection in the dormitories where the items were found on Saturday evening.

Police in Bondo, Siaya County on Saturday evening arrested six students from Usenge High School for allegedly planning to burn down a dormitory.

According to Bondo Sub-county Police Commander Anthony Wafula, the students were arrested after they were found in possession of a matchbox and petrol in a five-litre jerican.

The police boss told Citizen Digital that the school administration got wind of the students’ plan and swiftly conducted an inspection in the dormitories where the items were found on Saturday evening.

He stated that after discovering the petrol and matchbox, the school administration involved the police who apprehended the six students who are held at Usenge Police Station as investigations continue.

The students are expected to be arraigned on Monday.

 

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