In Summary
  • Form One students Michelle Wanjiru and Caroline Muteti Munou went missing eight days ago.
  • According to the school rules, the girls are supposed to report to school latest by 3pm.

Panic has gripped Chief Mbogori Girls High School in Maara Sub County, Tharaka-Nithi County, over missing students.

Form One students Michelle Wanjiru and Caroline Muteti Munou have been missing since September 5, 2019.

Ms Ruth Mutua, the school principal on Wednesday told the Nation that the two were among a group of girls who were sent home after reporting to school late from August holiday on September 4.

SCHOOL RULES

According to the school rules, the girls are supposed to report to school latest by 3pm. However, some seven students reported at the school at around 6pm and were sent home the following day.   

“We sent the girls home and notified their parents through short text messages that their daughters’ had been sent home for reporting late only to learn that the two form one girls did not arrive home,” said Ms Mutua.

Ms Mutua said the matter was reported to Chogoria Police Station.

Maara Sub County Police Commander Johnstone Kabusia said they were still investigating the matter.

He appealed to he public to report to the nearest police station any information that could help in finding the girls.

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