Three suspects among them a from four student from Hopewell secondary school in Barut Nakuru county have been arrested in connection to the brutal murder of a physics teacher from the school.
The 32 year old teacher was murdered at around 10.30pm last night moments after returning home from school where he had been supervising night preps.
Peter Omari was killed behind his house in what police believe to be a revenge mission.
Earlier in the day the teacher had confiscated a mobile phone from the arrested student as it was been given to him by the other two suspects over the fence.
Police believe that the other two accomplices decided to way lay the teacher because in 2017 they had been caught again giving a mobile phone to another student.
The teacher’s wife is a matron at Hopewell school and had been left behind to see to it that all students slept well not knowing that attackers were waiting for his husband across the road where they live. The school director.
Vitalis Kahenda described Omari as a dedicated teacher who was humble and focused. He said that drug abuse and consumption of illicit brews is rampant in the area and sometimes drugs have found their way into the school .
The Maseno university student was taking a diploma cause in education at Mt. Kenya University Nakuru campus. Area Chief David Kering said that he was informed about the incident by neighbors after which he informed the police.
Omaris’s mother Florence Kerubo said that she has lost a loving first born son. She said that she has spent a lot of money in educating him and had high hopes in him.
His body is at Nakuru level five hospital while the three suspects are being held at Rhonda police station.
Photo/DCI: A police car in a past incident.