Son kills father in Matungulu

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A forty year old man on Sunday Killed his father in Muthwani village in Matungulu sub county of Machakos county.

The 75 year old man was hacked to death by his son who is said to be mentally challenged.

The incident was confirmed by Matungulu location chief Wellington Ndawa who said that the man attacked his father as he slept.

“He crept in the room as his father slept and attacked him hitting on his head with a metal,we found the body in a pool of blood begore tge police took it the incident took place just a few metres from king’oti primary”, Said Ndawa.

He said that the motive behind for the attack has not been established.

Irate residents tied the attacker and handed him over to Tala police.

He said that police have launched investigations into the incident and the suspect will appear in court any time.

agnesuHe urged residents to settle issues amicably instead of resolving to violence.

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” There are many ways to solve issues,talk it over with your family,religious leaders,counsellors or friends instead of resolving to violence that may turn out to be fatal”,Said Ndawa.

The body of the victim,Peter Muteti was moved to Kangundo level four hospital mortuary.


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