A court in Kakamenga county has Sentenced a man 30 years in Jail for allegedly killing his son in tiff over food. William Ameka 74-years-old is said to have been sentenced by a law Court in Kakamenga before Judge William Musyoka for taking a life of young person without a reason.
Judge Musyoka explained that, Patrick (the deceased) despite being his son, he was a son to his mother and had siblings and relatives who have lost him forever.
"The life of the young person was cut short for no reason at all. He was his own son and son of the mother. Patrick has siblings and relatives who have forever and expect justice to be done." Said Judge Musyoka.
While explaining about the matter, Margaret Ameka the mother, said that it was a normal for her husband to quarrel with his son who had no permanent job after dropping out in class seven and could not provide fully for himself.
"My son was a class seven leaver who had casual jobs, and some days had no work." Margaret narrated.
She added that on that fateful day she was busy cooking in the kitchen when her husband came home drug and went straight to his son's house and after quarreling for a moment they started fighting. However, when William was overpowered by his son, he went to his house, picked a knife and stabbed Patrick on his lower abdomen.
"I was cooking in the Kitchen when I stepped out and found the two fighting. But when my husband was overpowered, he went to the house, got a knife and stabbed Patrick on the Lower abdomen." She added.
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