Boda boda riders charged with killing man in mob justice
SEE ALSO :Wife kills 41-year old man in brew rowWasike, 41, and Sifuna, 26, are said to have accosted the deceased in Dorofu village, Bungoma. They ferried him to Navakholo where they allegedly assaulted him with crude weapons. The area assistant chief notified officers from the Navakholo Police Station, who found the body burned. Initially, it was reported to be a mob justice but a public inquest was instituted to probe the murder. Meanwhile, the body was taken to Kakamega County General Hospital for autopsy.
SEE ALSO :Man killed in video shop attackThe inquest pointed an accusing finger at the two, who were said to have been the last people seen with Wanjala. The body had severe burns. The two were arrested eight months after the incident, where they were subjected to a psychiatric test to ascertain whether they were fit to stand trial. Wasike and Sifuna denied the murder charge before High Court judge Jesse Njagi. They were granted Sh500,000 bond with a surety of similar amount each.
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