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December 17, 2018

Herdsman charged with killing wife of ex-DC Yatich remanded

Bonface Kiptoo in an Eldoret court yesterday /MATHEWS NDANYI
Bonface Kiptoo in an Eldoret court yesterday /MATHEWS NDANYI

A herdsman has been charged in an Eldoret court with the murder of the wife of former Kakamega DC Paul Yatich.

Bonface Kiptoo denied three counts when he appeared before  principal magistrate Harrisson Barasa.

He was also charged with robbery with violence and handling stolen property valued at more than Sh400,000 belonging to the deceased.

Loise Targok was killed on the night of October 13 and 14 at Kibulgeny in Uasin Gishu county.

The items stolen include a motor vehicle, a table, a mattress, a blanket, four bedsheets, a gas cylinder, a TV set, Equity Bank ATM, Boresha Sacco ATM and a driving licence. The accused was remanded and will make a fresh application for bail. The case will be heard on November 15.

Read: Ex-Kakamega DC Paul Yatich's wife found murdered in Eldoret

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