A Form Two student at the Nyango Mixed Secondary School in Kirengo sublocation, Suna East sub county, is being held at the Piny Oyie police post on suspicion of murdering a Class Six pupil at Petal Academy.
According to Kirengo Assistant Chief Mr. Fred Opiyo, who confirmed the incident, the suspect was frog-marched to the police station by his relatives after his crime was discovered.
Mr.Opiyo stated that the students had fled to his relatives in Suna West where he was apprehended and handed over to the police.
According to the area Assistant Chief, preliminary investigations have revealed that the girl, who was known to the suspect, had visited him at their home on Tuesday before she was discovered dead.
On Wednesday morning, the body of the deceased, which had injuries to the head consistent with blunt force trauma, was discovered a few meters away from the suspect’s home.
Police officers transported the deceased’s body to the Migori County Referral Hospital for an autopsy.