MATIANG’I reveals the exact cause of the Moi Girls fire that claimed lives of 9 students.

Monday, September 04, 2017- Education CS Fred Matiang’i has confirmed that the fire that burnt 9 students to death at Moi Girls Nairobi was an arson attack and not an accident.

The fire started at about 2am on Saturday in a section of the one-storey dormitory where eight students were burnt beyond recognition while one student succumbed to injuries in hospital.

Speaking to media on Monday 4 September, Matiang’i said that investigations have pointed to a case of arson.

He also disclosed that police have useful leads and several suspects are being interrogated.

Meanwhile, parents whose children are missing have been requested to visit the Chiromo mortuary to submit their DNA samples for testing. 

The school was closed for two weeks. 

The Kenyan DAILY POST.

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