Police in Kisumu County have arrested a Form Four student at Ngere Boys while in possession of 2 liters of petrol which was to be used to allegedly burn down the school dormitory.
Confirming the incident, Seme OCPD Roslyne Cheboshwa said they received reports that the teacher on duty had spotted two boys with the 2 liters of petrol inside the the dormitory and raised alarm.
This happened even as five students of Chulaimbo Boys secondary school in Kisumu were charged today with arson after a fire razed down two dormitories at the school on Saturday night.
Appearing before Maseno Senior Principal Magistrate Reuben Kipng’eno, the five were jointly charged with burning two dormitories at the school.
They were released on a cash bail of Ksh.30,000 or an alternative bond of Ksh.100,000 each.
Education CS Amina Mohamed has stated that students found guilty of any criminal activity will be prosecuted