A teacher at Amilo Primary school in Kabar East, Muhoroni Sub-county was on Friday arrested over suspected murder of a 28 year old man.
David Omondi Otieno is alleged to have died due to injuries sustained following an attack by the teacher, identified as Wycliff Ochieng Omollo.
According to the Muhoroni OCPD David Miniu, 37-year-old Omollo confronted the deceased over an unknown issue before attacking him in the 7pm incident.
“In the process they had a fight which led to the deceased David Ochieng falling backwards hitting his head on a stone and becoming unconscious. He was then taken to Masogo hospital,” said Miniu.
The suspect told the detectives that he was initially trying to separate the deceased from another man by the name Joseph Odhiambo.
“The assailant heard a scream from his friend’s house, he came out with a touch and armed . He found that the decease pinning down a person called Joseph Odhiambo and so he separated them and in the process the deceased was not happy and he tried to hit the teacher with his Rungu and in the process death was occasioned,” narrated Miniu.
The victim was rushed to Masogo sub county hospital but was referred to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga referral hospital where he succumbed to injuries at around 11 pm while undergoing treatment.
The suspect is still in police custody as investigations are ongoing.
BY JACOB OLUOCH
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