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A man stoned to death at Sindo market

A middle aged man suspected of stealing a motorbike was last night stoned to death by angry Boda Boda operators at Kaksingri Central Location in Suba South Sub County.


The deceased, identified as Billy Obongo was attacked by angry riders who accused him of stealing the motorbike at Sindo Township.


Confirming the incident at his office, Suba South Sub County Police Commander Richard Cheruiyot said the crowd stormed the house of the deceased and frog marched him to Mukende area where a stolen motorbike had been hidden and stoned him to death before burning his body beyond recognition.


Cheruiyot added that Obongo was killed after he refused to disclose the whereabouts of the missing motorbike.


Cheruiyot added that police officers rushed to the scene but the victim was already dead.


They took the body of the deceased to Suba South Sub-County Hospital Mortuary.


The police boss warned the public against taking the law into their own hands adding that all arrested suspects would be arrested for prosecution.



By Davis Langat and Lencer Opiyo

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