A second year student at Matili Technical Training Institute in Imilili Constituency, Bungoma County has poisoned himself after a woman he was eying rejected his advances.
According to Matili Technical Training Institute Students’ Governing Council Chairman Douglas Shiundu, the late Anthony Wanjala was pursuing a certificate in welding.
Wanjala consumed poison at his cubicle and was found fighting for his life.
He was rushed to Kimilili District Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police have since launched investigations into the incident.
Local leaders in Bungoma County have urged the youth to seek counseling services on matters relationship rather than resorting to taking their own lives.
eDaily’s attempt to reach the technical institute for comment were futile as the top management said they are locked in a meeting.