University student killed, condoms dumped beside his body
02 September 2015, 12:53
Karatina - The body of a 20-year-old University student has been found outside the entrance of a residential plot where he had rented a room at Ragati area in Karatina town.
The student, who hails from Mathioya in Murang’a County was enrolled at Karatina University last month for a degree in business related studies.
He died after he was attacked by unknown assailants who allegedly hit him with blunt objects on his head.
A Nyumba Kumi official in the area, Daniel Ngatia said that the murder could have resulted from a love triangle as several packets of unused condoms were found dumped next to his body.
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Area Acting Deputy County Commissioner, Mwiti Mathiu said the motive of the attack is yet to be established, adding that investigations have commenced.
He however urged the University leadership to consider guiding their students on accommodation saying that the area is unsafe for students.
The student was living in a plot that looked deserted after all tenants vacated allegedly due to security issues.
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