His mission failed after he was unmasked by other girls who raised alarm.
In astatement by the Directorate of Criminal investigations on Twitter on Tuesday 22nd November, the efforts by the young man to trace his girlfriend from a crowd of girls walking to their dormitory bore no fruits, as the shocked girls started screaming attracting the attention of the school’s guard and the principal.
According to sources from the school in Karima location, the young man from Gatugi Day secondary school who was dressed in the girls’ school uniform from head to toe, joined a group of girls as they walked to their dormitories from their evening classes, minutes past 10 pm.
Further details revealed that the man sought to know from one of them the whereabouts of a specific girl. But the girl became suspicious since the voice sounded unfamiliar and husky, prompting her to have a closer look at the person making the inquiry, only for her to realize that it was a man in school uniform speaking to him.
"She immediately started screaming prompting a cacophony of screams from the other girls, as they fled to different directions almost causing a stampede". Apart from a statement from the DCI read.
YOUNG MAN WHO SNEAKED TO A NYERI GIRLS SCHOOL TO MEET GIRLFRIEND ARRESTED
A mission by a teenage young man to meet his girlfriend at a secondary school in Nyeri county last night, was nipped in the bud after the 18-year-old was unmasked by other girls who raised alarm.
The school guard who heard the loud screams and scuffles as the scared girls scampered for dear life rushed towards the dormitories to find out what was happening. On his way, he encounter a young man who had pulled his skirt above his knees gathering it in a single knot which he held with his left hand, as he sped off.
The DCI also stated that the guard upon hearing screamy voices from the girls went for their rescue.
"The guard immediately went after him and just before the young man jumped over the school perimeter, he pounced on his shoulders and pinned him on the ground, aborting his seemingly well-planned mission. Police officers were alerted by the school principal and they responded immediately"
The man whose name is withheld was forced to reveal who had invited him to the school. He revealed that his girlfriend invited him for some unspecified business.
Meanwhile, three condoms, a mobile phone, and a lighter were recovered from him.
The accused was whisked to Othaya police station where he is being processed awaiting further investigations from the police.