University of Nairobi students stage violent riots (Video)

Students burn down school buildings

UON Students tourch building

University of Nairobi students staged riots on Monday night to protest the death of a fellow student.

The students went on a rampage and lit fires at the school.

Students who spoke to journalists said their colleague succumbed to injuries after he was allegedly beaten by guards manning the hostels.

Student's death

The irate students set one of the abandoned hostels on fire during the Monday evening protests.

Samuel Ayoma, a student leader said that the student who died was allegedly clobbered by guards who later abandoned him at the Central Park, near the main campus.

UON students, rebuked the alleged killing of their colleague, further stating that they have on several instances raised concern over the high-handedness of the security guards at the university.

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