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Tension in Lessos in Nandi as irate Bodaboda operators burn down a vehicle involved in an accident

Tension has engulfed Lessos town along Timboroa - Kapsabet route in Nandi county following a grisly road accident that occured this evening.

According to eye witnesses,an overspeeding motor vehicle hit a motorbike where the operator of the motorvehicle died on the spot.The bodaboda operators were annoyed by the incident thus decided to take the law on their hands.

They decended mercilessly on the vehicle burning it beyond recognitition.The driver of the vehicle is said to have fled the scene immediately after the accident as he feared for his safety.

As the locals claim,the motorist was driving on the wrong side of the road at a very high speed,an act that led to the terrible accident.

This happens barely a year after police officers killed two motorbike operators in the same town.An incident that had sparked of a confrontational brawl between the police and the area residents.The situation had gotten out of hand to the extend that the residents went ahead lynching the police quaters.

The body of the deceased have been taken to Kapsabet hospital's mortuary.The driver of the motor-vehicle is being hunted by the area police officers.

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