Kenyan Man kills his two son after quarrel with wife


Confessions from Kamiti: Why I killed my wife as my kids watchedKenyan Man kills his two son after quarrel with wife: A man hacked his two children to death in Bomet County after a quarrel with his wife over maize flour.

The suspect is alleged to have engaged his wife in a domestic dispute over an undisclosed amount of money he had given her to purchase the flour for the family, which he claimed was not done as directed.


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The children’s mother escaped unhurt during the Friday night incident and reported the matter to the police.

Konoin Sub-County police boss Alex Shikondi said the incident occurred in Shiomo village, Cheptalal.

“Following the quarrel, the suspect’s wife prepared food for the family in a hurry and took off to her brother-in-law’s house in the neighbourhood to take refuge together with the children,” said Mr Shikondi

Mr Shikondi added that: “The suspect allegedly followed the woman and the children to his brother’s home where he slashed the children to death using a sharp panga before fleeing the scene.”

The victims, six-year-old Boaz Kipkirui and four-year-old Elivias Kipkemoi were taken to Cheptalal Sub-County Hospital where they were pronounced dead on arrival.

It is claimed that the suspect was accusing his wife, who is a nursery school teacher, of keeping money so that she could move in with another man.

The police boss said a search is on for the suspect who is a casual labourer at Shiomo Tea Factory.

The bodies of the victims were moved to Kapkatet Hospital mortuary.

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