Five girls were on Tuesday arraigned in court for attempting to a school dormitory in Kisii, southwestern Kenya.
The suspects from Itierio Girls High School were charged with attempted arson.
Kisii Law Courts heard that on November 9, 2021, at about 4 am, the girls jointly attempted to unlawfully set fire to a building, namely Elgon Dormitory, the property of Itierio girls high school.
They were also charged with having a sanitizer and a gas lighter on the school grounds.
Appearing before Senior Resident Magistrate Paul Mutai, the students denied the charges.
They were released on a bond of Ksh.50,000 ($500) or a cash bail of Ksh.20,000 ($200) each.
The case will be heard on November 29, 2021.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.