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Five high school students in risk of facing life imprisonment for school arson

The national police service commission earlier today announced that five girls who were arrested by the DCI detectives from Masaani girls school are set to appear and face the law.On fifth November 2021 Machakos county detectives apprehended five students after fire incident at the school dormitory.

The Machakos DCI conducted an investigation and the police have strong views that they were directly involved in the burning of the school dormitory and must be responsible for it.

Property worth four million Kenya shillings was destroyed.The national police service requested parents to advice their children on crime since it will not be tolerated.They will be charged in court for arson like any other person.He ruled out the view that being a student does not absolve a person of criminal activity.

Arson is a criminal offence and punished by life imprisonment.The national police also warned those who sell petrol to the students that action will be taken against them.

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