A High School teacher has committed suicide after he was reportedly caught defiling a minor in Gem, Siaya County.
Calvin Kisianga Okello a teacher at Ramula Secondary School was reportedly caught defiling 17 year old on Sunday.
According to a police report, Mr. Okello was also the class teacher of the minor.
“Kindly be informed that today at around 1030hrs within Ramula Sub Location, East Gem Location, Gem Yala Sub County, a teacher Mr. Calvin Kisianga Okello aged 35yrs Luhya male adult at Ramula Secondary School committed suicide with a rope by hunging after he was found to have defiled a form two student aged 17yrs old on Sunday. The teacher was class teacher to form two at the said school,” read the report.
The incident reportedly caused riots within the area as members of the public were trying to bar the police from collecting the body.
Two GK bodies were reportedly destroyed by the rioting members of the public.
Police had to call for reinforcement to help collect the body of the deceased.
“There were riots when DCI and OCS visited the scene to collect the body… CIPU officers were called for reinforcement to the same and also two GK vehicles from Siaya Police came to reinforce whereby they were destroyed by the public,” Stated the OB.
They however managed to take the body to the Yala Level Four Hospital for a Postmortem examination.
By Brian Atsali
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