Boy, 11, beaten to death over phone theft in Kisii

Boy, 11, beaten to death over phone theft in Kisii

An 11-year-old boy was on Monday evening killed for allegedly stealing a phone believed to be his grandfather’s in Kisii County.

Three of his relatives from Itumbe village in Sameta Constituency are reportedly behind the murder.

Confirming the incident, Kisii Police County Commander Martin Kibet said: ”We have arrested two suspects and  are still hunting for the third suspect who is still at large.”

According to the police report seen by Citizen Digital, the deceased’s grandfather Charles Getugi and two others George Getugi and Jared Getugi beat him to death.

The Class Five pupil at Amariba Primary School succumbed to his injuries.

Police have since moved the body that had visible injuries on the face and upper limbs to Kisii County Referral Hospital pending an autopsy.

One of the suspects in custody is the deceased’s grandfather.



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