Farmhand kills employers’ son in Kiambaa

By KNA/KBC Reporter

Shock has rocked a family in Muguga, Kiambaa after a farmhand employed for barely two weeks murdered his son’s employer under unknown circumstances by slitting his throat.

The man identified as Wycliffe Oyoo disappeared soon after committing the crime. The deceased identified as Fredrick Wachira was allegedly killed by his father’s farmhand with his lifeless body being dumped at the family’s poultry house.

According to his sister, the body of Fredrick Wachira was found oozing blood with deep wounds inflicted on his body. Family members claim the farmhand had only been employed for two weeks and they did not have any of official documents from him.

Kiambaa Muguga MCA Francis Waithaka while condemning the act said there is an increase of such incidents in the area. He has called on employers to thoroughly scrutinize their farm and house employees before hiring them.

In Kakamega, police have arrested a man who is alleged to have killed his father by hacking him to death with a panga, and severely injuring 6 other members of her family.

The suspect, 40 year old Raphael Amboso is also said to be a member of an illegal group based in Mombasa.

The six are now recuperating at Mukumu mission hospital with the man surrendering himself to the police shorty after committing the alleged crime.

Confirming the incident, area deputy commissioner Dorcas Rono says the suspect committed the crime that has now left his grandparents and niece in critical condition

Elsewhere, residents of Nanyuki town were left in shock after a church located at the centre of the town went up in flames.

The source of the fire which could not immediately be established, started at the pulpit of Gospel Celebration Centre church located behind Nanyuki Shopping Mall. The incident pulled a huge crowd.

A quick response by the Laikipia County Fire brigade with the help of locals, however helped put off the fire within 45 minutes.

Few chairs, speakers and music instruments that were inside the church were nevertheless saved. No one was injured in the incident as the faithful declined to talk to the media.


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