MAN KILLS HIS TWO CHILDREN BEFORE COMMITTING SUICIDE AFTER QUARREL WITH WIFE

Daniel Mosota Makori (44), killed his two kids aged 5 and 7 with a panga before hanging himself with a wire.

MAN KILLS HIS TWO CHILDREN BEFORE COMMITTING SUICIDE AFTER QUARREL WITH WIFE
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Residents of Bochura Village, Nyatieko location,Kitutu-Chache south constituency in kisii County, were left in shock after a middle-aged man and hacked his two children before killing himself on Saturday.

Confirming the incident, area Chief Lawrence Omari said that the man identified as Daniel Mosota Makori (44), killed his two kids aged 5 and 7 with a panga before hanging himself with a wire.

Chief Omari said that Daniel Mosota Makori had allegedly quarreled with his wife Naomi Nyaboke (however the cause of the squabble is still unclear) which led her to escape from home leaving their two children with him.

It is reported that the two have been having marital problems and they've been fighting regularly until the wife decided to flee to her relatives within the same area.

Chief Omari appeal to the residents to engage in dialogue when resolving marital disputes instead of settling for inhumane acts, he also confirmed that eight people from the area have committed suicide in the last few months due to family problems.

Moreover, he pleaded with residents experiencing stress and mental health issues to seek assistance from his office, so that they can be helped by professional counsellors.

Police officers from Nyatieko took the bodies of the deceased to kisii teaching and referral hospital awaiting post-mortem to ascertain the cause of death.