5.2 C
New York
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Buy now

University students go on rampage after one of their own is attacked by Hyenas

Multimedia University students stage demonstrations after Hyenas attacked and injured one of their colleagues.

Multimedia University students on Tuesday, February 6, shut down traffic on the Magadi route that connects Ongata Rongai and Nairobi. 

This was in response to a hyena attack that left one of the students seriously hurt.

The protesting students blocked the main roadway and set bonfires, making it impossible for traffic to pass. 

The furious students swore not to back down until the issue was resolved and accused the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) of being reluctant to stop the hyena threat.

This comes after on Monday, February 5, two people including a 21-year-old Multimedia University student were attacked by stray hyenas at around 8 pm. 

Following the unfortunate attack, the student was rushed to a hospital in critical condition.

The students while venting their fury over the tragic incident stated it was not the first time that someone had been attacked by stray hyenas. They now want the wild animals contained.

Residents protest over bad road which they blame for diminishing sexual life

Former IEBC chair lands international role at Commonwealth organization

New push to have IEBC and other critical servers hosted within Kenya

Why government move to have school fees paid via eCitizen could be declared unconstitutional

Why foreign presidents prefer Mudavadi; Ruto

Government to innovate dollar bond targeting diaspora

In a similar scenario in December last year, a section of angry residents of Nyacaba village in Juja Sub-County, blocked a section of Thika Road after a middle-aged woman was mauled to death by hyenas.

While detailing the tragic incident, the locals claimed the woman was on her way to work when she was attacked at around 5 am in Witeithie.

In January this year, KWS officers issued a safety precautionary measure for dealing with hyenas. 

Taking to their X account, the wildlife service noted hyenas were beneficial as they helped clean the ecosystem by getting rid of bones and discarded debris.

“Keep yourself calm when talking to it. Don’t move away until the hyena does and when you do continue to face its direction,” KWS noted.

“Make a loud noise, be aggressive and frightening as if you are going to attack.”

Also read,

EACC to investigate how Kenya’s debt rose to Ksh11.1 trillion

“2027 election is predetermined” Azimio 

Police constable commits suicide using mobile phone charging cable

EACC launches manhunt against former MP over multi-million tender fraud

Ruto CS and PS face wrath of Azimio politicians

Follow us

FaceBook

Telegram

Stay Connected

0FansLike
3,913FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

Latest Articles