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Tharaka Nithi County Chief in hot seat for alleged murder

21 September 2016, 20:59

Nairobi – A Tharaka Nithi County chief could face jail time after he beat a young man to death for arguing with his mother.

According to The Kenyans the deceased was reported to the chief after arguing with his mother.

The administrator and one of chief in the village then decided to teach the victim a lesson by giving him the beating of his life.

Also read: Suspected thief burnt to death, body dumped at garbage site.

Instead of being held in the police cell the victim had to be sent to hospital due to sustaining severe injuries said Tharaka Nithi County Police Commander, Mary Wangui.

Wangui confirmed that an investigation has been launched and has urged for any witnesses to come forward.

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