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Teachers charged with student murder

19 July 2013, 12:18 James Kabotia

A private secondary school principal and one of his male teachers were early this week arraigned before Embu court charged with murder.

The two were charged alongside the school night guard for killing 18-year-old form four student of Karia secondary school in Kirinyaga County.

The three, Samuel Mugo Kimotho, 45, Dankan Ngotho, 30, and Cyrus Mwaniki, 60, were charged that on the night of July 14 and 15 at St. Francis girl’s secondary school in Kirinyaga County murdered Kelvin Mutiru Njuki.

The accused appeared before Embu high court judge Edgy Omondi but were not supposed to answer to the charges.

The police told court that investigations are still ongoing and more suspects may be arraigned in court.

The prosecutor urged the court to remand the suspect at Kerugoya police station for 10 days in order to assist with investigations.

The judge also directed the accused to be taken to hospital for psychiatric test.

She said that the three should get an advocate before the case proceeds and urged them to make plans to acquire the services of a lawyer before the mentioning of their case in two weeks time.

The three suspects attacked the student with crude weapons and killed him on the spot.

Lured him via SMS

It was alleged that the accused lured the student, who was expected to sit his KCSE exams next term, to the school through sms pretending to be the student's girlfriend.

The accused, alongside others not before the court, apprehended the boy outside the school compound and frog marched him to the school and clobbered him with crude weapons before hacking him to death with machetes.

His colleague however escaped with serious injuries and is admitted in critical condition at Kerugoya hospital.

Investigations carried by Kirinyaga central DCIO Joseph Ikiyao found out that the three planned and executed the innocent boy for no apparent reason.

The sleuth termed the incident as pure murder pointing that the three conspired to kill the student.

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