The Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in Kayole has initiated an investigation into the death of a 17-year-old teenager who was stoned to death by a mob for allegedly stealing a cell phone.
Anthony Kihara, the deceased, and two of his pals who survived the lynching were suspected of stealing a cell phone from a Mpesa agent.
Later, Kihara was rescued by good Samaritans, who transported him to Mama Lucy Hospital for treatment of his various injuries.
Later, he passed away while receiving medical care.
"Joshua Gitau, a resident of Chokaa, stated that his son Anthony Kihara had been lynched by an angry mob and was carried to Mama Lucy Hospital, where he died while receiving treatment," according to a portion of a police report seen by K24 Digital.
Opiyo was rescued by a good Samaritan and sent to Sena Sub-County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
The deceased's body was moved to the Kirindo Med 25 Private Morgue in preparation for an autopsy.
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