The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

Uhuru's laptops stolen

Police have already launched investigations on the matter...

___6635149___https:______static.pulse.com.gh___webservice___escenic___binary___6635149___2017___5___6___13___UK+shocked

One of Jubilee’s main campaign pledges has suffered a blow after unknown suspects led a daring raid and stole a number of laptops belonging to the government.

22 digital literacy programme tablets belonging to Bokoli Primary School donated under the Jubilee government free laptops programmes have been stolen.

Trans Nzoia East OCPD Abel Ogulu said unknown people broke into the school on Wednesday night and stole the tablets after overpowering the guard and then tying him up.

ADVERTISEMENT

School head Joash Barasa said the stolen devices were part of the 59 tablets given to the school by the national Government and were yet to be used.

"We had planned to start the digital programme and some teachers had already been trained on how to use the digital devices," he told a local daily.

Ogulu said police Police have already launched an investigation on the theft and are currently following on crucial leads.

He added that the police found  boxes in which the devices were carried in a nearby forest.

Free laptops for every child in class was one of Jubilee’s main campaign pledges and played a role in Kenyan parents electing the Uhuruto digital government,

ADVERTISEMENT

Critics however questioned Jubilee laptop agenda wondering  how the laptops will be secured especially in regions where physical structures like classrooms did not exist in the first place leave alone power connection.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

More mutilated bodies retrieved from Mukuru Kwa Njenga as pressure mounts on Ruto

More mutilated bodies retrieved from Mukuru Kwa Njenga as pressure mounts on Ruto

UDA MP claims his life is in danger after defying Ruto & on Finance Bill 2024

UDA MP claims his life is in danger after defying Ruto & on Finance Bill 2024

Citizen Assembly: Nadia Mukami goes after Karen Nyamu, dresses down female politicians

Citizen Assembly: Nadia Mukami goes after Karen Nyamu, dresses down female politicians

Raila reacts to discovery of mutilated bodies in Mukuru kwa Njenga as focus turns to Ruto

Raila reacts to discovery of mutilated bodies in Mukuru kwa Njenga as focus turns to Ruto

Luxury hotel brand takes action against Farah Maalim amid pressure from Gen Z

Luxury hotel brand takes action against Farah Maalim amid pressure from Gen Z

DCI boss sheds more light on discovery of female bodies in Mukuru kwa Njenga

DCI boss sheds more light on discovery of female bodies in Mukuru kwa Njenga

Ruto reassigns long-serving security head new role in police bosses shuffle

Ruto reassigns long-serving security head new role in police bosses shuffle

Career profile of new acting Inspector General Douglas Kanja

Career profile of new acting Inspector General Douglas Kanja

Ruto makes changes in police top leadership as IG Japheth Koome resigns

Ruto makes changes in police top leadership as IG Japheth Koome resigns

ADVERTISEMENT