In Summary
  • Police in Vihiga are holding an assistant chief to help in investigating reports that she allegedly commanded a group of people to assault a 47-year-old resident of Bunandi on Wednesday evening.
  • According to the police, Bunandi sub location assistant chief Ms Hellen Kavaya, 40, led a group of four youths to assault Kefa Magomere at his house, leading to his death.
  • “After they assaulted him, the left him alone in his house. He had sustained deep injuries on his body and was later found dead,” Ms Duncan said.

VIHIGA

Police in Vihiga are holding an assistant chief to help in investigating reports that she allegedly commanded a group of people to assault a 47-year-old resident of Bunandi on Wednesday evening.

According to the police, the Bunandi sub location assistant chief led a group of four youths to assault Kefa Magomere at his house, leading to his death.

“We arrested her on charges of causing physical injuries leading to murder. The four youths she was with are still at large,” county police commander Sarah Duncan said.

She said the deceased had allegedly insulted his wife, who reported the matter to the assistant chief.

Ms Duncan said the assistant chief got annoyed by the alleged acts of assault by the deceased on his wife.

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