Two family members were killed by an armed gang at itenji village in Vihiga Sub County Vihiga County on Sunday night.
Confirming the incident the area Deputy Police boss Zacharia Wafula said Nelson Kehenji, 27-years-old, and his wife ware brutally murdered by the gang.
He said the gang managed to escape with some livestock and the investigation into the incident has commenced.
The police boss noted that there is a gang terrorizing residents in the area and called on members of the public to work closely with security agencies to wipe out the gang.
Charles Ombima, the father to the deceased, has tasked the police to conduct a thorough investigation into the incident and arrest the culprits involved.