Plive.co.ke Logo
Go

Mob justice Man lynched in Eldoret for sneaking into 79 -year-old granny's room

  • Published: , Refreshed:

The man tried to escape through the roof but the crowd caught up with him.

play Man lynched in Eldoret for sneaking into 79 -year-old granny's room (Courtesy)

Enraged residents of Chepkanga village in Uasin Gishu County lynched a 35-year-old man who allegedly tried to force himself on an elderly woman.

The deceased is said to have sneaked into the elderly woman’s bedroom and hid under the bed with an intent of raping her.

The granny, aged 79, was woken up by movements in her room and raised the alarm. She ran outside locking the door behind her and yelled, an action that caught the attention of her neighbours.

Dismantle

The man was forced to dismantle the roof of the house and managed to escape but the angry mob that had gathered outside pursued and lynched him.

Confirming the incident, the Eldoret OCPD Richard Omanga said the suspect died as he was being rushed to the hospital.

Mr. Omanga warned the locals against taking the law into their own hands, urging them to hand over suspects to the police instead of meting out mob justice on them.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Live Kenya?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +254708994405, Social Media @pulselivekenya: #PulseLiveEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulselive.co.ke.

Top 3

1 Global Gag Rule Number of abortions spike in Kenya as Marie Stopes...bullet
2 Deadly suicide Man commits suicide by burning himself inside his car...bullet
3 Hidden camera Gynecologist arrested for using hidden cameras and...bullet

Gist