Four suspects killed by angry mob
24 May 2012, 15:20
Four people have been lynched to death by locals after they were revealed by a medicine man Mr. Nyasi wa manyasi from Kimilili.
The four Kinuthia Njagi, Humphrey Kiprop, Charles Wanyama who is a mechanic and the fourth who was only identified as fundi were busted when the medicine man arrived on Wednesday in morning at the deceased home and assembled the locals.
After informing them of his mission, they all agreed in unison including the suspects and the swearing in and medication process took its course.
After a few minutes the three are said to have started to behave in a peculiar behavior before starting to graze like cows.
The fourth suspect identified as fundi is said to have laughed at his fellow suspects.
“Look at this drunkards paying for their crimes,” fundi was quoted to have been saying and laughing to his fellow accomplice, before the medication took its toll on him forcing him to run to a nearby river where he started eating grass and swallowing it with water from roadside pools.
Its after this that the locals beat him senseless before bundling him to in the fire stark where his three accomplices were being burned by the angry mob using the same maize cobs of which it is said they stole the money that was found after the maize was sold.
Some of the locals who spoke to West fm praised the medicine man saying that they had been terrorized by thieves who roam freely in the area and sending a warning to would be thief that their life was short-lived.
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