Man kills his elder brother over a piece of land in Hamisi

Police officers took the body to Chepkaka mortuary

A 64 year old man killed his elder brother over a parcel of land in Kaptech Village Hamisi Sub County Vihiga County.

Confirming the incident the area Police Boss Johanna Chebii said the man stabbed his brother. killing him on the spot after a quarrel over the piece of land that was left behind by their departed eldest brother.

The locals said that the younger brother did not want to share the land with his elder brother after their kin died leaving no children behind to inherit the property.

Chebii advised residents to adopt better conflict resolution mechanisms to avoid unnecessary deaths in the area.

The body of the deceased was taken to Kaimosi Jumuia Hospital mortuary and the suspect is being held at Serem Police station waiting to be arraigned in court.