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St Ignatius Mukumu Secondary School students charged with arson

By Jack Murima | Published Fri, July 27th 2018 at 17:25, Updated July 27th 2018 at 17:29 GMT +3

Seven students from St Ignatius Mukumu Secondary School were Friday charged with torching a dormitory.

The Form Two students were accused of setting the dorm, which housed 49 students, on fire and destroying their schoolmates' belongings.

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They denied the charge before Kakamega Principal Magistrate Hazel Wandere and were each released on Sh50,000 bond or a Sh20,000 cash bail.

The case will be heard on August 10.

Meanwhile, Ms Wandere allowed the police to detain a man accused of working with others to rob residents of Kakamega and Mumias towns. Fredrick Odera was arrested on Wednesday.


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