• The angry student went to the principal's office, armed with the wooden plank.
  • There is a manhunt for the student who has since disappeared to an unknown place. 
Crime
Crime

A Form three student at Ainamoi secondary school in Kericho is on the run after attacking his school principal with a wooden plank that had a nail on it. 

The student descended on Geoffrey Rono in his office on Wednesday evening, injuring his head seriously. 

The wooden plank that the boy used to attack his teacher had a 6-inch nail on it, and a few inches pierced into his head. 

After being sent home over a Ksh 7,000 fees areas, the boy returned to school at around 6 PM with no money. 

The angry student went to the principal's office, armed with the wooden plank that he used to attack Geoffrey Rono. 

Rono was given first aid by members of the staff, then rushed to the Kericho County Referral Hospital for treatment.

He was treated and later discharged to recuperate at home after doctors established that his life was not in danger.

According to Kericho County police commander Silas Gichunge, there is a manhunt for the student who has since disappeared to an unknown place. 

Officers from the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers ( Kuppet) have condemned the incident, asking for immediate arrest of the student.