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BY CORRESPONDENT,KISUMU,23RD JULY 2018-Seven students from Kisumu Girls High School have been charged with destruction of property and causing disturbance.
The students appeare dbefore Kisumu Chief Magistrate Julius Ngarngar were faced with charges of damaging school property worth Sh2,904,232 and the destruction of a rear window of their school principal’s car.
The schoolgirls were also charged with creating disturbance in a manner likely to cause breach of the peace in the school
The students denied all the charges and were freed on a cash bail of Sh30,000 or Sh50,000 bond each.
The school was closed indefinitely on July 2, after the students went on rampage accusing their principal Ms Margaret Namai of high-handedness.
They said Ms Namai of imposing a strict policy on interacting with students from other schools and curtailing their religious freedom.
The school was re-opened last week on Monday.
Every student however was fined Sh 2,500 to cater for repairs at the school after the destruction.