Terror suspects writing KCSE exams at Isiolo prison


Two terror suspects being held at the Isiolo GK Prison are writing their Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations.

The two candidates, said to be eighteen and seventeen years old, were allegedly heading to Somalia when they were arrested and detained at the Isiolo GK Prison where they have been held awaiting the hearing and deterination of their case.

According to Isiolo County Commissioner, George Natembeya, the two KCSE candidates had previously been registered to sit for the exams at a nearby boys’ school but had been transferred to the prison after being linked to Al Shabaab terror group.

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“The terror suspects had registered as KCSE private candidates but we had to shift them for security reasons,” said the County Commissioner.

Elsewhere, a student will sit for his examination at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital after he fell victim of a stray arrow following border clashes.

The hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr EnockOndari, however, said the victim was in good condition and safe to continue with his examinations.

Written by Atieno Mboya

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