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A 30-year-old man from Kiptenden village in Sigowet constituency Kericho County has been arrested by Police after hacking his wife, child and nephew to death.
Kericho Police Commander James Mugera said Gideon Cheruiyot Langat who was suspected to murder the deceased on Friday morning using a panga was arrested after attempting to flee.
The suspect was fished out of one room where he locked himself at Cheptenye Boys High School compound in Belgut Constituency.
Mugera said neighbors who heard the wife scream rushed to rescue the family members but in vain for the Killer was armed with a panga.
“The suspect fled hid himself in the nearest school but we have arrested him and is in Police custody,” he said.
Police have launched investigations and the commander has said the suspect will be arraigned in court soon.