Tharaka Nithi and Embu schools shatter four buses in Fight
June 16, 2014
Students of Ikuu Boys High school from Tharaka Nithi and Kegonge High school from Embu County destroyed property of unknown amount after engaging each other in a fight that left four of their school buses shattered.
The incident took place on Sunday in Ikuu School, Chuka Igambang’ombe constituency
The star Established Kegonge High school was barred from visiting schools in Embu County because of indiscipline was being hosted by Ikuu School alongside two other schools to watch a Kiswahili set book by Planet Theater actors.
Confirming the Incident Meru South police boss Beatrice Kiraguri said a brief exchange ensued after four students of Kegonge Boys High school student surrounded a rugby player with knifes with motive of attacking him.
“The Student managed to escape without any injuries, Ikuu boys students reacted in defense of their colleague. The two schools engaged in a fight and started hurling stones at each other and chased Kegonge from their school compound” Kiraguri said.
Kiraguri said students of both schools escaped the incident with minor injuries.
She warned school administrators to frisk students regularly to avoid such misconduct since they shall be held responsible.
“In future schools holding such events should be inviting the police where in order maintain security to avoid indiscipline” She said.
She added police have launched investigations to unearth the cause of the and arrest those involved.
Already alcohol and pen knifes were confiscated concealed in one of the buses an indication that some students were drunk during the ordeal.
An audit is being conducted to estimate the lost incurred by two schools the two schools.
Ikuu Principal suggested that each school cover its cost.
Cap 1,2: Two buses belonging to Ikuu Boys School
Cap 3,4: Kegonge Boys High school bus.