Kirinyaga University student stabbed to death near police station

By Fay Ngina | Thursday, Apr 4th 2019 at 12:01
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Kirinyaga University is mourning after one of their own was stabbed to death during a mugging incident on Wednesday evening 3 April.

Benson Karanja, a second student in the university, was stabbed in the company of his fellow students 50 metres away from university and 100 metres from Kutus Police Patrol Base.

Mwea East OCPD Dorothy Gaitenga confirmed the incident, citing that investigations have already been launched.

Karanja was pronounced dead after he had been taken to Kutus Health Centre by fellow students.

Kirinyaga university students later took to the streets to demonstrate the incident asking for justice.

The incident comes a month after two students from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) were stabbed during robbery.

First-year student Tabitha Muthoni, was stabbed to death on February 7 as she resisted thugs and Mofasa Shawn was stabbed by thieves pm while walking with his girlfriend at High Point Juja. 

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