It is the third Saturday of the new year and the end of a week that can be described as very dark.
A new chilling trend among students seems to be on the rise after the recent fatal and near-fatal incidents.
As we ponder on what lies ahead in the next seven days, these are the stories that tell the tale of the past week:
Kiambu Murderer’s Girlfriend Emerges
The country was left in shock after witnessing one of the worst murder cases of all time.
A Mount Kenya University student identified as Lawrence Warunge was the talk of the town after he butchered his entire family.
In a new twist, Warunge’s girlfriend Sarah Muthoni was thrown into the mix of things when she was arrested by the police and arraigned alongside the self-confessed murderer.
Reports indicated that Muthoni was staying with the murderer at the time of the incident.
Ezekiel Mutua Goes After Jalang’o
Kenya Film Classification Board Head Ezekiel Mutua picked a fight with Kiss 100 radio host Felix Oduor aka Jalang’o, over his interview with a married couple alleged to be twins.
Mutua remarked that the content was wrong as it cultivated an atmosphere for immorality.
The self-proclaimed morality cop further noted that he had communicated with the DCI to take action on Jalang’o.
MCAs Exchange Blows
Nyandarua County Assembly was turned into a boxing zone after a disagreement ensued.
A special sitting descended into chaos after the ward representatives argued over the ouster of Speaker Wahome Ndegwa.
Leaders opposed to the removal of Ndegwa barged in and started to throw equipment and other crude weapons at the Deputy Speaker Zachary Njeru.
Student Stabs Two Teachers
A student from Kisii left Kenyans puzzled after he stabbed his two teachers.
Reports indicated that the form three boy refused to be punished for reporting to class late and took matters into his own hands.
The enraged student picked a knife and stabbed one of the teachers in the head while the other sustained injuries to his wrist.
The second teacher got the injuries after he intervened to help out his colleague.
Police Officer Kills a Female Teacher
In a week full of murder cases, a police officer in Turkana found himself in a similar scenario after he shot dead a female teacher.
Details pointed out that a scuffle emerged between the two over an alcohol bill.
Further information noted that the argument got out of hand where the officer pumped six bullets in the head of the victim.
Trailer Plunges Into The Indian Ocean
Residents of Mombasa town were left in disbelief after another vehicle plunged into the Ocean.
Reports stated that the driver of the trailer lost control of the machine as he tried to make his way onto the ferry.
The incident was the second in a span of two weeks after a tourist bus had suffered the same fate.
Student Tries to Kill Deputy Headteacher
A student from Nyamira county was apprehended after he tried to murder his deputy Headteacher at Mokwerero Secondary School.
Information shared claimed the culprit was accosted with a machete.
Further details indicated that the 18-year-old student was found sharpening the weapon with the intent of carrying out the act last Wednesday.