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Sunday, 29 March 2015

Emuhaya cow thief lynched at dawn 

A suspected cattle thief was killed by villagers in Emuhaya district, Vihiga county after he was found with a stolen cow. Ebubayi location assistant chief Paul Opiayo said the suspect who was with two others was cornered by villagers driving away the animal at around 5:00 am.
Opiayo said his accomplices managed to escape but they man was caught by villagers who lynched him. They later set his body on fire using old tyres. The administrator asked the public not to take the law into their own hands by killing suspects but he  instead suspects should be handed over to police and face the law.