A form two student arrested for killing his classmate in Lugari

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Police crime scene tape- Photo courtesy
Police crime scene tape- Photo courtesy

Police in Lugari are holding in custody a form two student at Mukonge secondary school in Mautuma location for killing his classmate while in school.

Confirming the incident Mukuyu sub location assistant chief Ainea Oyuchi said the students were playing in the field Friday evening after finishing the day’s examination in Lugari before the two engaged in a fight after differing over unknown issue.

The 15 year old suspect is said to have kicked the deceased in the stomach throwing him on the ground unconscious.

He was rescued and rushed to Mautuma Sub County hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The suspect is said to have vanished from the school after the incident and went into the hiding with police officers camping in the area throughout the night searching for him unsuccessfully before he surrendered himself later.

The deceased’s body was later removed by officers from Turbo police station and taken to Kimbilio funeral home in the neighbouring County.