A confrontation between a man and his mother turned tragic after the death of the 87 -year-old woman.
According to reports from Luanda Police Station, the man identified as Isaiah Otieno picked a quarrel with his mother Margaret Ogutu on Saturday evening before he snatched her walking stick and hit her on the head.
The elderly woman fell down and died. Locals who rushed to the scene to help her found her dead.
Police in Vihiga are holding the suspect after he had fled the scene, as investigations into the incident continue.
The woman’s body was moved to Coptic hospital mortuary for postmortem.