Bodaboda rider killed, wife raped in Homa Bay county

Bodaboda rider killed, wife raped in Homa Bay county

In a heart wrenching incident, police in Homa Bay county are hunting for unknown assailants who allegedly robbed a bodaboda rider his bike and two mobile phones and raped his wife.

The deceased has been identified as Jacob Osore, residents of Got Rateng’ village, Lambwe East location, Homa Bay County.

According to Benard Ouma, Lambwe East Chief, On Tuesday, the robbers raided Osore’s house at about 4:00am, attacked the victim with a panga leaving him unconscious before assaulting his wife.

“The robbers demanded for the money which Osore had received during a fundraiser organized some few weeks ago to enable him acquire another motorcycle since the one he had previously had been stolen in a previous robbery attack,” Ouma said.

Following the incident, Osore was taken to Homa Bay county referral hospital where he was pronounced dead due to the panga injuries. The deceased’s body was transferred to the same hospital’s Mortuary pending postmortem .His wife was admitted at the same facility.

Solomon Barngetuny, police commander, Mbita Sub-county, told the journalist that his officers are already at the crime scene.


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