Chaos erupted during a burial on Saturday at Emasinga Village, Navakholo Sub County in Western Region. This was due to a sad and disturbing incident that occurred the week before that has spread fear amongst the residents.
One Ernest Opwondo was abducted on Wednesday 5th August at around 9 a.m. Family members spoke of what happened narrating that the assassinations stormed in I’m broad daylight and are heard asking about a land dispute that’s been going on on the family.
They later on dragged the 54 year old into the car at gun point and drove away. The body was then later ok recovered in Ebwaliro Village in Mumias.
Some people witnessed what happened narrating that the victim jumped out of the moving car and ran into one of the homes along Ekeru Sabatia Road. The criminals followed him and broke into the home, shot him until he died.
The corpse was taken to Kakamega County Teaching and Referral Hospital. Before the burial, a father, son and their nephew were dragged and abused as it is believed they were behind the murder having hired the killers.
The body was brought for burial as villagers started chanting the name of Ernest’s father who has been linked to the murder. Many were unsettled as they could not believe they would kill one of their own following a land dispute.