Elderly Woman Killed Over Witchcraft Allegations
An elderly woman was on Monday found killed in Bundo in Bogichora, Nyamira County for what is suspected to be linked to witchcraft.
The body of Agnes Kwamboka Nyagwachi,60 was found lifeless few meters away from her home with items associated with witchcraft near haer body.
County Commissioner Amos Mariba, who confirmed the incidence said the suspicious items near her body made the police to link the death with murder.
“The body was lying on the ground and beside it were things which have led us to believe that it was a killing related to witchcraft or some form of rituals and currently we are narrowing down on possible perpetrators of the cold blood murder,” Mariba said.
Mr Mariba said the body had external injuries a clear indication the deceased was murder.
“From a close look, the body bore multiple injuries on the left side of the head and superficial wound on the left leg.” Added Mariba.
Police have launched the investigations as the body of the deceased was taken to morgue.