A 40 years old man has been detained by police in Rachuonyo North Sub-county after he allegedly killed his teenage daughter.
The man was arrested on Sunday 26th December where he was accused of beating her daughter who is 18 years old after she reported back home late on Christmas day.
The incident that happened at Kisarwa village in Kobala sub-location was confirmed by the area Assistance Chief Mr George Oburu who said that the girl left the home without the permission from her parents and went to celebrate the Christmas with her friends.
The girl returned home at midnight only to find her father waiting for her. After establishing questions about where she was, the father took a blunt object and hit her daughter on the head and she fell unconscious.
She was rushed to a nearby private hospital in attempts to save her life but the doctors pronounced her dead on arrival. The suspect's wife reported the matter to the elders.
The suspect is currently held at Kendu Bay Police station and will be arraigned in court once the police are done with the investigation.
The body of the teen who is identified as Jane Opiyo and a form four student at Sinyolo Girls Secondary School in Kisumu County was taken to Kendu Bay Adventist Hospital Mortuary.
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