In Summary
  • A DJ competition at the club turned chaotic and two groups of people began fighting.
  • The student was stabbed. He was rushed to hospital but he later died.
  • Tension remained high as students went on the rampage and burnt down the night club.

A student at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) was stabbed to death during a bar fight early Saturday morning. 

The killing sparked protests and students burnt down the night club.


According to the University Vice Chancellor Prof Stephen Agong’ some students from the university got into a fight with bartenders in Bondo Town and the third-year student was stabbed.

Outgoing Siaya County Commissioner Josephine Onunga said the student was stabbed during a fight at the club 2am.

“He was rushed to the Bondo Sub-County Hospital where he succumbed,” Mrs Onunga said.

Prof Agong’ said police in Bondo had launched investigations into the circumstances that led to the killing of the student.

“As you know this is a police matter and they have already launched investigations into it. We shall give other details later. It is a clear case of murder,” the VC said.


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