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St Stephen’s Girls School Closed, Students Sent On Early Midterm Holidays

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St Stephen Girls Secondary School has been closed down following a Monday incident that led to the torching of a car belonging to Standard journalists on Monday.

The journalists were in the institution trying to follow up on a missing girl’s case.

The school has been closed down even as their principal  denied charges of incitement held against him by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI).

Read: St Stephen’s Principal Denies Incitement Charges, Released On Sh1 Million Bond

The principal, John Kyalo has since been released on a Sh1 million bond with a surety of a similar amount.

The suspects were also charged with arson, malicious damage to property and incitement to violence.

According to the DCI, the principal incited his students into torching a car belonging to the journalists on Monday as they tried following up on a missing girl’s case.

Read also: Kasipul MP Ong’ondo Were On Police Radar After Aides Stab Teacher In Oyugis

Six students were during the incident injured and taken to a Machakos hospital where they are recuperating.

The case will be mentioned on June 18.

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Written by Jael Keya

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