A Makueni man on Saturday, January 2nd went berserk and slashed his mother and sister to death in an incident that left villagers of Metava area in shock.
Eye witnesses said the man had first attacked his sister, 35 and was trying to stab her when their 80-year-old mother intervened only to be stabbed.
Cause of the fight wasn’t clear at the time of this publication.
The mother died on the spot while her daughter was pronounced dead on the way to hospital.
“He has fled after the incident and a manhunt has been launched to get him,” said Agnes Maswai, an Assistant Chief at Machinery area,
“The mother and daughter are all dead.” she added
Maswai confirmed that the knife used was recovered at the scene.
According to locals the man on the run is an ex-convict who was released from prison in July 2020.