Homa Bay attackers kill granny. Insecurity has become a concern In Samunyi B village Mbita sub-county Homa Bay county. Unlawful people are taking lives of residents leading to unrest in the area.
For instance, a 70-year-old lady was murdered yesterday in this village and afterwards her body set on fire. Magdalene Auma was attacked by unknown people while in her house on Sunday midnight. The deceased was allegedly hit by blunt weapons before the merciless burnt her hopeless body. Afterwards, the attackers escaped with sacks of maize from Magdalene’s store.
The granny was living alone in her house. Her husband had passed on some years ago leaving her a widow. The Ruri West sub-location assistant chief Charles Oloo confirmed the incident terming it inhuman. The granny had been burnt beyond recognition.
According to Oloo, the entire house was set on fire before the attackers could disappear in the dark. The four sacks of maize stolen were later discovered in a nearby bush about seventy five metres from the scene of the incident.
The incident was later reported to the Mbita police station for further investigations to unveil whoever did the evil. The deceased body was taken to Homa Bay mortuary for preservation.
Couple forces pregnant 15-year old daughter to FGM
In other news, a couple was arraigned at a court in Narok for forcing daughter into FGM against the law. The daughter was a grade seven pupil at a primary school in the heart of Narok town.
While in court before magistrate Phyllis Shinyanda, the two denied the allegations. They had allegedly subjected the daughter into the act on mid July 2023 in Olokurto area. The minor’s mother had invited a strange woman into their house to perform the mutilation of the daughter’s genital.
The minor explained her experience during the act as being very painful. The mother had earlier warned her that she had to undergo the mutilation process for the society to accept the child when it is born. She therefore had to persevere the pain which was followed by heavy bleeding.
The mutilator (Mrs Kishoiyan) was set free on a Ksh. 30, 000 cash bail or Ksh. 100,000 bond. The mother was freely set free but her national identification card withheld by the court. The case is scheduled to be heard again on August 25.
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Homa Bay attackers kill granny.