A form three student on Wednesday, May 4, stabbed his counterpart to death in Keben High School of Belgut, Kericho County.
The two are said to have had an altercation before the situation escalated and took a turn for the worse.
The attacker was aged 23 while his victim was an 18-year-old female student. Witness accounts indicate she died on the spot.
Learning had been disrupted in Keben High school after the students went out of the school in protest to demand justice for their colleague.
Police quickly launched a manhunt for the suspect who had gone into hiding after committing the atrocious act. They later arrested the suspect who is now in custody.
The cause of the bitter confrontation has not been established but further investigations by authorities have commenced.