A form one girl from Tengecha girls secondary school has been charged with arson. This is after the girl allegedly sent into flames a twin dormitory, causing destruction of approximately Ksh 4 million. Tengecha Girls High school is located at Kapkatet location in Bureti sub-county, Kericho County.
Weldone Chepkowny, a boda boda rider, is accused of trying to extort Sh100,000 from his wife in a fake kidnap plot at Kabusenduk village in Bureti sub county, Kericho county. However he managed to con some of his two allies. Confirming the incident, Kericho Resident Magistrate Elizabeth Karani said "The two sent Weldon Chepkwony Sh4,000 and Sh2,000 via Mpesa after the suspect called and told them he’d been kidnapped and his captors were demanding Sh100,000 ransom".