School suspends 5 KCSE candidates over Illuminati links
SEE ALSO :Bett wins Iten cross countryThe student told The Standard the chaplain reported the matter to school principal Esther Kibor who suspended them a day later. “The chaplain came to our class and said that some two or three students were devil worshippers. I thought it was a joke. I never knew I was the target of the weird remarks,” the candidate said. She said they were summoned to a disciplinary meeting that was attended by their parents, but were directed to go home and wait for response from the school. “We are yet to be recalled. The school management has already ruined our reputation by the wild allegations. We are only asking to be allowed back to prepare for exams like other KCSE candidates across the country,” the student said. Another student claimed that their textbooks had been confiscated, making it difficult for them to prepare for the exam. The Standard that the school was yet to explain what led to the conclusion that their daughters were devil worshippers. When contacted, Ms Kibor, the school principal, declined to comment and disowned the students, saying she was not aware of such candidates in her institution. But school Board of Management chairman Andrew Kipchoge said he was aware of the matter, noting that the students were found with paraphernalia associated with Illuminati. Mr Kipchoge, however, did not give details on the said paraphernalia.
SEE ALSO :Agencies clash over two water projects“The students appeared before a disciplinary committee and confessed, in the presence of their parents, that they were devil worshippers,” the board chair said. He said the students may face expulsion for threatening to harm teachers during the period they have been on suspension. Kipchoge claimed some of the students sent threatening text messages to some teachers, including the school chaplain, and the matter was referred to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
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