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Teenage boy takes his own life due to non-payment of fees

13 September 2016, 22:50

Nairobi – A 17-year old form four student in Elgeyo Marakwet county took his own life after he was sent away from school due to non-payment.

According to The Star the Sambiriri Boy’s Secondary school student was sent home on Friday but his body was only found Monday morning.

Also read: Three people killed in Isiolo inter-community conflict.

Police boss, Emmanuel Rono suspects the teenager took induced poison on Monday morning.

“We suspect he took his life due to school fees problems. We ask parents to counsel their children when they face problems,” said Rono.

So far several people are being questioned.


- News24

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