Nandi County student dies from alleged corporal punishment


An investigation is underway in Nandi County, Kenya regarding the death of Kelvin Kiptanui, a Form 1 student at Chemase Secondary School, who allegedly died from corporal punishment by his teachers.

The incident occurred during a Friday quiz when Kiptanui made references in a Physics textbook.

The student’s mother reported the incident to the police, and the police commander has called for a thorough investigation.

The school has not yet provided a formal report to the police.

Kiptanui’s body has been transferred to Nandi-Hills hospital mortuary for a postmortem examination to determine the cause of death.

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