A form two student suspected to be a student at Kasikeu Boys High school was caught by the suspicios villagers ferrying petrol in a five litres jerican to his school.
The boy was intercepted without school uniform a technic alleged to be used by the students to perpetrate the arson act on-going in many kenyan secondary schools.
When grilled by the community the boy confessed to have been planning to burn their school using the petrol procured from a nearby market. The young boy was forced to give the names of the other accomplices and has since been arrested.
This show the communities around schools can also play a critical role in mitigating the arson menace being reported across the country.
Cases of arson are on the rise in the country with more than 100 schools affected so far the latest being Narok High School where a dorm was torched on Monday night.
The statistics continue to grow as the arson acts are ironically becoming fashionable across the country.A special investigation committee has been set up to probe the ongoing arson in schools.