Kisii Man Lynched After Stolen Meat Is Found Under His Mattress

January 19, 2021

Police in Kisii have opened a probe into the tragic death of a man who was lynched for allegedly stealing meat.

Speaking to the media, the deceased’s brother identified as Andrew Bogeta said a mob attacked Dennis Nyaega on Monday morning and burnt him to death.

The mob claimed that Nyaega had stolen meat from a butchery in Kisii. Some of the stolen meat was reportedly found in the deceased’s house under a mattress.

The brother however said that his sibling was a good person, loved by his family and the community.

The body was taken to Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital mortuary.

Kisii County Police Commander Chabel Munene said investigations have started.

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