Three girls arraigned for burning school
25 July 2016, 12:44
Murang'a - Three students of Kibutha Girls High School in Murang’a County have been arraigned in a Kangema court for torching their school dormitory.
The three girls were charged that on the night of July 18 together with others not before the court, burnt a dormitory, destroying it and belongings of 75 students completely.
They were arraigned before Principal magistrate Jared Magoli.
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The girls, who denied the charges, were each released on a KES 50, 000 cash bail or alternatively KES 100,000 bond pending the hearing of the case on August 30.
Kibutha was the third school to be torched in Murang’a County in a span of three weeks.
Already, 14 secondary schools from the County have experienced students’ unrest with three dormitories reduced to ashes.
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