A school teacher is said to have killed his form three student after caning her for putting on torn uniform.
A seventeen year old Annah Wendy, who was an S.3 student at Khwisero Mixed Secondary in Kenya is the girl who lost her life in the hands of the her meciless teacher.
According to the mother of the deceased, Perris Were, they received a call from the school asking them to urgently go to the institution because the girl was unwell.
“My husband and the matron took her to hospital. She said a teacher had caned her for wearing a torn uniform,” said Ms Were.
Mrs Were continues that after three days, the deceased called and told her that she was very sick and had been admitted at Mwihila Hospital.
“She was at the hospital alone. I later learnt the teacher who beat her up gave her Sh100 as bus fare to go to hospital and promised to foot the bill. Annah could not eat because her jaws were swollen.” She added.
According to the doctor’s report, the student’s jaw and ears were badly injured.
The girl left hospital after three days and went home. Her father, Wilberforce Were, asked her to return to school but she declined.
She instead went to her grand mother fearing that the teacher might kill her.
“However, when I went to check on her later, she agreed to go back to school. I went to look for money but before I could return, my mother called and informed me she was seriously sick….. I went and found my daughter weak. She had even defecated on herself. She had vomited a yellow substance. She immediately collapsed and died in my arms.” The Deceased’s father lamented.
Meanwhile, The school principal Janet Akoth declined to talk to the press and the Khwisero OCPD Lanet Sili said they were investigating the matter and anyone found culpable would be arrested.