The Latest on Bungoma Teacher Who Beat Student to Death Over Assignment

March 6, 2019

A high school teacher who allegedly beat a student to death in Bungoma has been arraigned in a Bungoma court.

The Bishop Adudo Boys School teacher,  Crispinus Wabwile, appeared before Bungoma Senior Magistrate C. A Mutai on Tuesday.

The Court heard that Mr. Wabwile beat up the 16-year-old Form Two student on February 5, 2019 for failing to finish a class assignment, inflicting serious head injuries.

The student was taken ill in school and later sent home by the principal to seek medical attention in a hospital.

He was taken to the Bungoma West Hospital in critical condition and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit for more than two weeks.

The student succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment 0n Sunday, March 3, 2019.

In Court, the prosecution sought 14 days to detain the accused pending conclusion of investigations. But Magistrate Mutai granted custodial orders for seven days to complete investigations.

The accused has been remanded at Bungoma Police Station and is due in court on March 13, 2019, for the mention of the case.

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