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Murang’a man strangles father to death

A 28-year-old man has strangled has killed his father b in Kamuthiga village, kiharu constituency.

James Mutuota, killed his father, Morris Kamanda on Friday morning before revealing it to his sister, Eunice Wambui.

Eunice moved to the living room only to find the body of his 70 year old father with a rope on the neck.

She raised alarm, attracting the attention of residents in their neighbourhood.

“I screamed to alert neighbours on what had happened after my brother informed me what he had done,” said Eunice as quoted by the Standard

The villagers would then nab the assailant as he tried to flee towards Sagana town.

Muranga East subcounty police commander Alexander Musya confirmed the incident even as the police seek to unravel the motive behind the heinous act.

Musya urged members of the public to be on the lookout for people who exhibit depression signs.

“My appeal is to the community to be on the lookout to assist the young people who could be depressed,” asserted Musya.

It is believed that the incident could have been influenced by abuse of drugs.

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