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Son kills father over milk

By Njange Maina
Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Kericho
A suspect is held in Bureti for killing his father over milk.
In summary
    • A 26-year old man from Bureti Kericho county is under police custody for allegedly killing his father over milk.
    • The incident happened last Saturday when the suspect, Philemon Ng'etich arrived home at midnight and quarred with his father Samuel Rotich.

A 26-year old man from Bureti, Kericho county is under police custody for allegedly killing his father over milk.

The incident happened on Saturday 5 when the suspect, Philemon Ng'etich, arrived home at midnight and quarreled with his father Samuel Rotich.

An eye witnessed said Rotich had accused his son of arriving home late and stealing milk stored in the family's kitchen.

A brief altercation ensued from which the son picked a piece of wood and assaulted his father repeatedly on his head.

Other family members responded late when Rotich was already injured severely.

Rotich was taken to AIC Mission Hospital Litein but died shortly after.

The son is being held at Bureti Police Station awaiting to be charged.

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