In Summary
  • The body of Mr Cornelius Kunguru, 58, was found outside C & C Discount Bar behind Koyonzo market, some 100 metres from the local police post.
  • Government withdrew GSU from the area in July.

The killing of a father of twelve in Maira village, Koyonzo Location in Matungu, Kakamega County on Monday night has sparked fears of the possible re-emergence of the bloody killings witnessed in the constituency earlier this year.

The body of Mr Cornelius Kunguru, 58, was found outside C & C Discount Bar behind Koyonzo market, some 100 metres from the local police post.

KILLINGS

This was the third killing in a month. Earlier, a 15-year old primary schoolgirl had been defiled, killed and her body set ablaze.

The body of the Standard Seven student was found in the kitchen, with blood oozing from the ears and nostrils. Police have yet to arrest her assailants.

Mr Shaban Anyinya from Bumutu village in Koyonzo was also killed by his nephew after they disagreed on funeral traditions.

Sub-county police chief John Matsili said at the time that Mr Francis Anyinya, 27, had attacked his uncle with a club.

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