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Riots at Moi University over rape, murder of student [VIDEO]

Damaged police vehicle left unattended after officers left the scene.

Damaged police vehicle left unattended after officers left the scene.

Moi University students staged protests at the Eldoret-based institution after one of them was raped, killed and body dumped near one of the hostels.

The body of the third year student in the school of arts and social sciences.was Sunday morning found near one of the University’s hostels.

The gruesome killing of the female student has sparked protests, demanding justice for their slain comrade.

Students blocked police from picking the body and have since involved them in running battle.

Student turned chaotic, as police who had been deployed to handle the situation were chased away.

The police van was set on fire, roads barricaded and activity brought to a standstill at the institution located about 40km from Eldoret town.

The body of the third year student was recovered at the university’s bus stage and it is alleged that she was gang raped before being brutally murdered.

 

Anti-riot police have been deployed at the scene.

 

-Standard kenya

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