Maranda High School Form Four Students Sent Home
Written by Alseba Akinyi on December 3, 2021
Form Four students of Maranda High School were sent home indefinitely.
This comes after they allegedly threatened to burn the institution on Tuesday night.
400 candidates were released by the school administration to go back home until further notice and according to one of the teachers who spoke to Sky Fm in condition of anonymity, the students had refused to sit for the internal mock exams and even threatened to burn the school.
The students were sent home following a decision by the schools Board of Management that met at the institution on Thursday morning, following the threats that the students had allegedly issued on Tuesday evening.
The teacher revealed that the students had written the threats on the toilets walls, an issue that drew curiosity amongst the other students who in turn reported the matter to the administration.
Siaya County Director of Education Mr. Nelson Sifuna confirmed that the internal mock exams which were supposed to be done on Monday next week were then suspended and the students sent home indefinitely.
This comes only two weeks after the students returned from home after the whole school was closed following a dormitory fire at the school on 7th of November 2021.
The incident has also come only three days after the six students who had been arrested in connection with the dormitory fire were set free by Bondo Principal Magistrate’s Court without being charged due to lack of evidence.