Kirinyaga: Man Allegedly Kills His Mother Over Ksh. 6000


Police in Kirinyaga have arrested a man suspected of killing his mother in Kiarigi village in Mwea East.

Area police commander Daniel Kitavi said the suspect, Ephantus Kiura Ndambiri was arrested at Gacuriri village in Mbeere, Embu County.

The 53-year-old is said to have hit 75-year-old Grace Muthoni Ndambiri with a blunt object on June 12, 2022 killing her on the spot.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect had differed with his mother after she allegedly turned down his request to hand him Ksh.6000 shillings.

The suspect is being held at Wanguru police station after the court granted investigators two weeks to probe the matter.

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