A Grade 4 pupil from Kegati Primary School was arrested on Monday by police officers in Kisii after a failed attempt to poison his father.
The 14-year-old girl, according to a local administrator, poisoned his father’s porridge after he questioned her over a relationship with a 19-year-old form 4 candidate at Kegati Secondary School.
The Kegati Primary School pupil tried to commit the murder at their home in Kegati location Nyaribari Chache.
Kisii Police Commandant Jebel Munene, who confirmed the incident, said the suspect will be charged with attempted murder.
Police said the girl came clean on interrogation by his father who realized the porridge had an unusual foul smell.
The girl had been booked at a local police station ahead of her arraignment in court according to Munene.