BY CORRESPONDENT,BUNGOMA,19TH MARCH 2018-A sombre mood engulfed Makunga Village in Bungoma county on Sunday night after an officer from the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) killed his two-year-old son and then stabbed himself several times.
WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has since established the identity of the man as Kennedy Simiyu who is reported to have locked himself and the child inside their house in Makunga village after an alleged dispute with his wife who had travelled to Nairobi in search of a job.
Neighbours alerted the police who arrived at the scene and attempted to break into the house to save the child but their efforts were in vain.
According to Bungoma OCPD Eliud Okello, the man was rushed to Webuye Hospital and is in critical condition.
The man is currently receiving treatment at a local hospital after which he will be charged in court over murder and attempted suicide .