Shock as a class three pupil stabs his classmate seven times under mysterious circumstances.
08 July 2016, 02:15
Nairobi - A class three pupil from Githinji Primary school in Nyandarua County has been murdered by her classmate who stabbed her seven times under mysterious circumstances.
The boy, 13, killed the girl, 11, who is his neighbor using a knife in Magumu village. Both are said to have started school late and repeated class several times.
Shock and disbelief gripped the sleepy village .Area residents and relatives tried to come to terms with the bizarre Wednesday incident as police moved in and arrested the boy
According to the girl’s mother Pauline Njeri, the duo had proceeded to a nearby shop to buy sweets when the incident occurred at around 7.30pm.
"We were called by neighbors to the scene where they had caught the boy and rushed the girl to Naivasha sub-county hospital where she passed on," she said.
The mother who was in disbelief could not come to terms with the incident adding that the family of the boy who is in currently held at Njambini police station were good friends.
Kinangop OCPD Yawa Chome confirmed the arrest adding that the boy would have to go for a psychiatrist check before he is formally charged.
"The minor is in our custody and will be arraigned in court facing various charges once investigations into this incident are done," he said.
The superintendent in charge of Naivasha sub-county hospital Dr Joseph Mburu said that the minor died from massive internal bleeding.
"Some of the internal organs had been ruptured by a sharp object and the girl had been stabbed seven times in different parts of the body," he concluded.
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