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Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Kiserian students dies after caning, being thrown against wall
Kajiado North Member of Parliament Joseph Manje failed to pacify the agitated crowd on Sunday, May 22, but the area deputy commissioner, Francis Komen assured the parents and pupils that a thorough investigation as being conducted.
“This is not a small matter and considering that the government banned corporal punishment on students, I want this case to be investigated to its conclusion,” said Komen as quoted in the Star.
Separately, an independent committee of local elders was formed by the Ngong Education officer, Peter Kavulia, to also look into the matter.
He also said that teachers used tuition as a crutch to cover content they should have covered in the normal academic calendar and were also over burdening students as well in rushing through curriculum.