COURT FREES STUDENTS FROM SUNSHINE HIGH SCHOOL BUT CHARGES OTHER FROM RUTHIMITU.

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Sunshine school students at Milimani law court Children Court where they were released on a personal bond 50,000.

BY SAM ALFAN.

A children courts has freed 8 students from sunshine on a personal bond of Sh50, 000.

Magistrate Lucy Gitari said that the court considered that they were minors before making that decision.

The plea was also differed for the school administration and parents to settle the matter out of court.

The court gave them 7 days to negotiate an out of court settlement.

The principal and the school board wanted to withdraw the matter.

The DPP has however objected to the withdrawal of the charges against the students claiming that the school is a public school and the subjects are under the mercy of the state,saying that the state want their prosecution to serve as an example to other students.

In the same court 7 students from Ruthimitu mixed secondary school in daggoreti were charged with arson.

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The 7 are accused of setting their school  ablaze three days ago.

They pleaded not guilty to the charges and were released on a 20,000 shillings cash bail.

Proceedings resume August 2nd.

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