List of 6 Boys arrested and detained suspected for torching Maranda High school

Academic giant Maranda High School has been closed indefinitely following a fire incident that razed down a dorm.


Six students have also been arrested at the school located in Siaya County as police commence a probe into the mysterious inferno that consumed property belonging to the school and students.


The move comes a few hours after Nyanza Regional Coordinator Magu Mutindika asked all the schools to be on the lookout for any suspicious characters to prevent such tragedies.


As indicated by Mr Nelson Sifuna, the Siaya County Director for Education, the choice to close the school was made after a partners’ gathering on Monday morning.




“Six understudies have been captured regarding the episode for addressing at Bondo sub district police headquarters. The conclusion will clear way for examinations concerning the matter and to give space for redesign of the dorm that was obliterated,” said Mr Sifuna.



The investigation will likewise be stretched out to safety officers who were monitoring the structures. The fire what began around 10pm Sunday totally cut down the 500-understudy limit residence.


Fire motors from Siaya County came shortly later and helped in containing the fire. Prior to that, local area individuals, understudies and educators attempted to quench the hellfire utilizing containers of water.

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