Stephen Muthui, a 44-year-old man from Kavuvwani in Mwingi central was orchestrated to mob justice and burnt beyond recognition at around Tuesday morning. Muthui was accused of killing one Francis Mutia on Monday. Mutia who members of public said had sold a piece of land before his brutal murder was found lying lifeless outside his home.
Confirming the incident, Mwingi central sub county police commander said the suspect was said to have been behind the killing of Francis Mutia. Mutuma said the body of Francis had been found lying facing upwards with strangled marks on the neck. The bodies of the two were moved to Mwingi level 4 Hospital mortuary. Area locals said the area has been faced by high insecurity levels and urged security teams to be more vigilant.