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BY CORRESPONDENT,MURANGA,1ST JUNE 2018-A Standard 6 pupil in Gatanga Muranga county is being held by police for allegedly killing his grand mother after he poisoned her.
Sources told www.upesinews.co.ke that the boy who is in his late teen is said to have mixed the fall army worm pesticide with his 60 years old grandmother’s tea.
The granny is reported to have developed abdominal pains after consuming the beverage.
The deceased who was a popular figure in the area, was rushed to Kirwara Sub-district Hospital where she died while undergoing treatment.
Gatanga police boss David Rotich said police have collected samples of the tea and taken to the lab for tests.
The samples will be taken to the government chemists to ascertain whether it was poison.