The family of a Class Eight pupil electrocuted two years ago while in school has been awarded Sh500,000 by a Kisii Court. The family of Wycliffe Kenyanya Onchwangi had sued the Kenya Power Limited after he was electrocuted in September 2017 while pruning a tree near an electricity transformer.
The family had asked the court to award them Sh3 million as compensation from the State electricity power provider after Kenyanya died while performing a punishment given by the school head teacher.
“I have decided to award the family of the late Wycliffe Kenyanya Sh500,000,” said Kisii Resident Magistrate Priscah Wamucii.
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