A man has been arrest by policemen in Kabuchai Constituency, Bungoma County, Kenya, for attempting to bury his mother alive. The attempt was proved following a land dispute between the parties.
Chris Wamalwa’s efforts to bury his mother were thwarted by people who were passing nearby.
They heard the woman crying for help and went to check. They rushed to the scene and found the suspect struggling to bury his mother in a pit latrine that was halfway dug. .
Ms Beatrice Nasaka narrated her ordeal saying:
“I AM A WIDOW AND MY ONLY PROPERTY WILL SAVE ME FROM POVERTY. .
I HAD SOLD A PIECE OF PLOT SO THAT I CAN USE THE MONEY FOR MY PERSONAL NEEDS AND WHEN MY SON HEARD OF THE SALE, HE RUSHED TO MY HOME AND DEMANDED FOR A SHARE. HE ATTEMPTED TO BURY ME AFTER HE FAILED TO GET WHAT HE WANTED,” CLAIMED THE VICTIM. .
MS NASAKA SAID SHE HAD BOUGHT A ONE-ACRE PIECE OF LAND FOR HER SON IN A NEIGHBOURING VILLAGE. AREA VILLAGE ELDER, RONALD UMBU, SAID THEY TOOK THE SUSPECT TO NALONDO POLICE CAMP. CRDT: NATION.CO.KE