DEATH AT DAWN

Former Nandi MP's son hacked to death

He was robbed of money he had received from a land buyer

In Summary

• His attackers took away a TV set, music system and undetermined amount of money. 

• Villagers caught up with two of the suspects as they were about to board a matatu at Mutwot and lynched one of them.

Crime scene
CRIME: Crime scene
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The son of former Nandi politician Stanley Metto was on Wednesday hacked to death in what police suspect was robbery.

Elly Metto, 54, was attacked at his Itigo village home, Chesumei sub-county police commander Omukolongolo Bosita said.

His attackers took away a TV set, music system and undetermined amount of money. He had recently sold a piece of land.

Villagers caught up with two of the suspects as they were about to board a public service vehicle at Mutwot and lynched one of them. His accomplice escaped and abandoned the electronic equipment.

Elly, who was with a woman friend, succumbed to head injuries. 

A neighbour, Edwin Chirchir said his body was covered in blood.

The body is at Racecourse Hospital mortuary in Eldoret. 

 

 

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