In Summary
  • Rose Adhiambo and her 18-year-old-son were arrested after they allegedly hacked their neighbour to death.
  • According to the assistant Chief of Yenga sub-location Mr Ooko Osiago, the slain man allegedly threatened to kill Adhiambo.
  • Mr Osiago told the Nation that the woman and her son snatched the victim's panga and allegedly slashed him to death in retaliation.

Police in Siaya County are holding a 36-year-old woman and her son in connection with the death of a neighbour.

They were arrested on Sunday evening over claims that they hacked their neighbour to death in Siwar ‘A’ village in Ugenya Sub-County.

Rose Adhiambo and her 18-year-old-son identified as Mr William Okoth were arrested after they allegedly killed a 37-year-old man identified as Mr John Otieno.

They are being held at Ukwala Police Station.

DEATH THREATS

According to Yenga Sub-Location Assistant Chief Ooko Osiago, the slain man allegedly threatened to kill Ms Adhiambo.

"The victim is said to have stormed the home of the suspects and forcibly gained entry," said the administrator.

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