Isiolo man hacks mother to death using a mattock
05 August 2016, 12:31
Nairobi - Police in Isiolo have arrested a 35-year-old man who allegedly hacked his mother to death using a mattock.
Dulo Halkano allegedly killed his mother Halima Halkano at Mata Arba village in after a domestic argument.
The horrific incident happened at around 10:00pm after a heated exchange between the man and his mother.
Witnesses said the old mother came from a wedding ceremony in the evening and found the man stealing from her farm.
The mother was heard telling him off saying “this plantation is meant to feed and educate my younger children”.
The man is said to have picked a mattock used for digging trenches and hit the mother on the head killing her on the spot before escaping.
Shocked villagers launched a manhunt for the killer with help of Kenya police reservists who arrested him in his hideout.
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