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3 arrested in Makueni over murder of woman, son

Makueni County Commissioner Mohammed Maalim says the two were hacked to death with a machete in what is believed to be a land row/FILE

MAKUENI, Kenya, Apr 10 – Police in Makueni have arrested a woman and her two sons over the murder of a 70-year-old woman and her son.

The three are linked in the murder of the two on Wednesday at Kyangati village in Kilungu, Makueni.

Makueni County Commissioner Mohammed Maalim says the two were hacked to death with a machete in what is believed to be a land row.

Maalim says the woman and her son were attacked while ploughing their farm.
“They have deep cuts and already we have weapons used in the murder. After investigations we will arraign the suspects in court,” said Maalim.

The suspects were locked up at Kilome Police Station as the bodies of the deceased have been taken to Kilome Nursing Home mortuary.

The death of the two has entered the growing list of gruesome murders in the country.

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