Moi Girls fire Suspect charged with murder

Written By: James rono

Moi Girls Court
The girl was first arraigned in court last week and detained for seven days as investigations continue

The key suspect in the Moi Girls School fire that claimed the lives of nine students has been charged with nine counts of murder.

The Form one student was freed on a 200,000 shillings cash bail pending the hearing and determination of the case in proceedings that were held in camera.

The 14 year-old student is the prime suspect of an inferno that left nine students at Moi Girls School Nairobi dead and scores of others injured.

She appeared before Justice Luka Kimaru, Wednesday afternoon, after being detained for seven days to allow police conclude investigations.

Journalists were barred from covering the proceedings to protect the identity of the minor who is a form 1 student at the school.

Meanwhile, a requiem mass of the deceased students will be held on Thursday at the school beginning 10 am.

The development coming after the Government released DNA test results to theĀ families after the nine bodies were positively identified.

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After the requiem mass, all students will be required to report back to school by Friday after undergoing counseling.


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