One person was on Monday killed in Githurai 45 and several others was injured following a stampede that ensued during the issuance of bursary forms.

The event was organized by area Mp Simon King’ara.

The Star has learnt that James Atanga(deceased) and a father of two was pronounced dead at Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital where well-wishers had transferred him for treatment.

The deceased is said to have been pushed to the ground by a huge crowd fighting for the forms that were being distributed.

The deceased wife identified as Pamela Munyangi told the media that had left to seek a bursary for their child who is in Form Four.

Ruiru MP Simon King’ara hasn’t issued any statement regarding the issue.

On his Facebook page, King’ara said that the exercise was being conducted at Mwihoko.

Police are said to be investigating the incident.


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