Man assaulted in Bungoma over claims of stealing Githeri.
Shock as a Man assaulted in Bungoma county over claims of stealing Githeri, that was being prepared for supper.
The police report indicating that the saddening incident happened at Komiriai village in Chebukuyi within Lwandanyi.
Area chief Joseph Mukenya stated,”Police officers visited the scene and established that on November 7, Fred Oroni, 50, and a resident of the said area was notified by his wife that an unknown person had entered their kitchen and stole a sufuria containing githeri meant for supper.”
“They started looking for the man, Fred Bakira 38, who is their immediate neighbour walking away with the said meal about 800 metres from their homestead,” he added.
Woes and Screams and the public responded armed with pangas and other weapons.
He was assaulted leaving him with serious injuries among them a deep cut on the neck.
The suspect had a severed and missing right ear and other visible injuries on his legs and arms.
They left him at the roadside where he succumbed to the injuries.