A sixth year medicine student at Moi university is reported dead after she was hacked to death by a hand axe.
Ivy Wangeci was hit on the head by a hand axe by a man reported to have been her boyfriend in the incident that took place in the university’s medical wing
After committing the crime, the boyfriend tried to escape but boda boda operators in the area were able to catch up with him, and set him on fire.
He was however rescued by police officers after sustaining serious burn injuries and is now receiving treatment at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.
The Moi University Vice Chancellor confirmed the incident pointing out that Ivy died after being rushed to MTRH.
“It is a very sad day for us. This morning we lost one of us to an attack by an unknown assailant. We are working with the security forces to piece together what happened and we will update you in time…I want to request all of you to remain calm,” he said.