A Mount Kenya University student is recuperating in hospital after sustaining a gun shot injury on the neck. It is alleged that the student was shot by a police officer while dispersing students who were demonstrating over the killing of their colleague on Thursday night under unclear circumstances .The deceased is said to have been attacked by unknown people near Kiandutu, Thika. His body was found dumped at the university gate. The protest over turned chaotic when the students started destroying personal property and hurling stones. Police had to use tear-gas to disperse them. It is alleged that one of the police officers shot at the students injuring one of them.