Two brothers handed a life sentence for gruesomely killing their uncle have caused a dramatic scene in court after breaking down in tears when their plea to appeal their their sentence was turned down by the High Court.
Francis Nyongesa Oduor and John Nyongesa Oduor, the convicts, allegedy killed their uncle after a disagreement ensued between them and their uncle. Their uncle's wife had died and the duo refused their aunt to be buried on their ancestral land since it had issues. The land had not been subdivided since everyone wanted a lion share.
The two brothers then entered into a fight with their uncle and Nyongesa reached out for a blunt object and hit their uncle on the head killing him instantly.
The brothers later got arrested and were guilty of murder. Nyongesa was handed a 50-year jail term and John a 40-year jail term. Their decision to appeal to their sentence was turned down after the judge claimed that ruling made by the court of appeals cannot be out ruled by the High Court.
The culprits are currently serving their jail term at Kamiti Maximum Prison.
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