Teacher dies after being hit by Class Six pupil in Kakamega


Teacher dies after being hit by Class Six pupil in Kakamega

Police in Kakamega County are holding a Class Six pupil in connection with the death of a teacher at Shihumbi village in Shinyalu Constituency.

The boy is said to have hit the deceased, Moris Khataka, with a stone following a disagreement at the teacher’s home.

The deceased, who died while undergoing treatment, is reported to have scolded the boy for trespassing into his home to fetch water and during the argument, the pupil picked a stone and hurled it at the teacher, hitting him on the forehead.

According to the family of the deceased, the teacher was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to the injuries.

Evelyne Mukhanje, the wife of the deceased, reported that the boy had last year robbed the teacher of his phone and radio set.

Shinyalu OCPD Robert Makau confirmed the incident, noting that the boy has since been arrested.

 

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