University students riot, block major Highway after killing of student

Anti-riot police have been sent to the Highway to contain the situation.

The second year Education student identified as Austin Rotich, was hit on Wednesday night by a matatu belonging to Royal Rift Sacco and died on the spot.

Police have urged motorists to exercise caution when approaching Laikipia University’s campus which is located at Mbaruk area, 20 Kilometres from Nakuru Town.

The protesting students has caused a major traffic snarl-up on the busy Nakuru-Nairobi Highway.

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