Kabuchai Constituency, Kenya. Nalondo Police in Kabuchai Constituency, Bungoma County, Kenya say a man identified as, Chris Wamalwa, 40-year-old was apprehended after he was caught allegedly trying to bury his mother alive following a family problem.
According to a police report, his plan was uncovered by people who were passing nearby, who heard the woman crying for help and went to check. He was caught red-handed struggling to bury his mother in a pit latrine that was halfway dug.
Narrating what led to the act, Ms Beatrice Nasaka said her son had forced her to allocate a land she had already sold to him.
“I am a widow and my only property will save me from poverty.
I had sold a piece of plot so that I can use the money for my personal needs and when my son heard of the sale, he rushed to my home and demanded for a share. He attempted to bury me after he failed to get what he wanted,” claimed the victim.
Photo: Chris Wamalwa
Ms Nasaka said she had bought a one-acre piece of land for her son in a neighbouring village. Area village elder, Ronald Umbu, said they took the suspect to Nalondo police camp.