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SOCIETY

Bomet Man Dies After He Was Struck by Police Officers Enforcing Curfew Rules

Police enforcing curfew. Photo used for illustration purposes. A middle-aged man died after he was struck by police officers who were enforcing curfew rules in Chepalungu, Bomet County. The businessman was allegedly roughed up before he died moments later. According to The Star, security officers are investigating what could have led to the death since curfew in the country is supposed to start at 10 pm but the man was on his way at around 7 pm.

  3 months ago ago
Bomet Man Dies After He Was Struck by Police Officers Enforcing Curfew Rules

SOCIETY

Woman Throws Two Sons In A Well

Neighbors were astonished after a lady in Bomet County allegedly flung her two sons down a well. The occurrence, which residents of Chepkogen hamlet in Chemaner are still attempting to comprehend, occurred at around 10 a.m. on Monday, August 23. The mother is said to have dragged the two boys into the well, which is estimated to be roughly 40 meters long, where they drowned

  2 months ago ago
Woman Throws Two Sons In A Well

SOCIETY

Woman Arrested on Claims She Threw Her Two Sons in a Well

A woman in Bomet County has shocked neighbours after she reportedly threw her two sons into a well. The incident, which residents of Chepkogen village in Chemaner are still trying to wrap their minds around, happened on the morning of Monday, August 23, at around 10.

  2 months ago ago
Woman Arrested on Claims She Threw Her Two Sons in a Well

CRIME

Man Who Travelled Using Police Vehicle into Bomet County Died of Coronavirus- Governor Barchok

A patient in Bomet County who passed away in Longisa County Referral Hospital over a week ago is alleged to have contracted the coronavirus disease. Bomet Governor Dr. Hillary Barchok has this afternoon confirmed that the 55-year old man was admitted into the hospital on the 4th of May and later breathed his last just a day after.  The governor revealed that his office got wind from the community who claimed the man had not been home and just traveled into the county in the said period He then ordered the

  1 year ago ago
Man Who Travelled Using Police Vehicle into Bomet County Died of Coronavirus- Governor Barchok

SOCIETY

"Mother From Hell” Plugs Her Two Children Into A 40-Metres Deep Well In Bomet: 1 left Dead

Residents of Chepkogen village in Chemaner in Bomet County were today left into deep shock after a mother of two brother's aged 4-year's-old and 6-years-old forced them into a 40 metres deep well which contained water. Compassionless, the mother then left the two to drawn.A neighbor heard voices of children wailing in distress inside the water and rushed to where the voices emanated from only to come and find two children drawned into the water hole.

  2 months ago ago

CRIME

A man in Bomet kills his father, 74, after domestic row

Residents of Kiptulwa in Bomet East constituency woke up on Friday morning with disturbing news. An old man of 74 years was found dead and its believed that his son of 35 years was involved following a domestic quarrel. The victim, a guard at a local secondary school died after being hit with a metal bar on Thursday night.  According to the local chief, the old man and his son fought at around 2300hrs. "The deceased collapsed after being hit with a metal bar in the neck," said Mr Paul Langat, the Kapkim

  1 year ago ago
A man in Bomet kills his father, 74, after domestic row

POLITICS

Bomet Governor Dr. Barchok Revamps Oxygen Production Plant In Longisa To Boost Covid-19 War

As the country grapples shortage of Oxygen to boost it's war on deadly third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, county governments are proving to be the pivotal units in defeating this war.

  6 months ago ago
Bomet Governor Dr. Barchok Revamps Oxygen Production Plant In Longisa To Boost Covid-19 War

COVID

Virus Scare in Bomet as 8 Health Staff Test Positive, Uhuru Recalls Retired Doctors in a Presser

Health officers in Longisa County Referral Hospital in Bomet has not been spared by by Covid-19 as 8 test positive. According to citizen TV, the 8 tested positive in results published by the ministry of health on Sunday. They were tested after a doctor, a nurse and an optician from the same institution tested positive earlier. The hospital has 11 cases of infections to the medical staff. It was reported that PPEs are not enough. There are fears that the virus will continue to encroach into medical staffs. The

  1 year ago ago
Virus Scare in Bomet as 8 Health Staff Test Positive, Uhuru Recalls Retired Doctors in a Presser

HEALTH

Bomet Coronavirus Victim Spent one Week in Mortuary Endangering Doctors' Lives

Erick Kosgei, the first Bomet County coronavirus victim who traveled from Nairobi in a police vehicle believed to have been organised by his relative laid in the mortuary for 7 days exposing unsuspecting nurses and morgue attendance to the danger of contracting the disease. Longisa County Referral Hospital handled Erick's body like any other patient who had not died of the deadly disease. This means that the disease could have spread to the doctors, nurses, patients and any other relative who might have pai

  1 year ago ago
Bomet Coronavirus Victim Spent one Week in Mortuary Endangering Doctors' Lives

SOCIETY

Judge Orders Exhumation Of 8-Year Body Buried Twice In Bomet

A family from Bomet is now relieved after 8 years of anguish following an order by Judge Rosaline Korir to exhume a 8-year old child burried twice in Bomet and the remains be handed over to the family for proper burial.

  7 months ago ago
Judge Orders Exhumation Of 8-Year Body Buried Twice In Bomet

EDUCATION

Form Four Candidate Commits Suicide Few Days To KCSE Examinations

A Form four student from Bomet county committed suicide a few days to his national examinations,Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education(KCSE),which is expected to kick off after the primary pupils will be done with their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations on Thursday 25th March,2021.The body of the candidate was

  7 months ago ago
Form Four Candidate Commits Suicide Few Days To KCSE Examinations

HEALTH

16 People Quarantined After Dead Kin Tests Positive

16 people believed to be family members have been put under mandatory quarantine after their dead kin tested positive for COVID-19. The 16 are believed to have come into contact with the deceased. The patient was identified as Ernest Kosgei and is believed to have been 55 years old. He was admitted at the Longisa County Referral Hospital on May 4. Apparently he had travelled to Nairobi to get treatment for diabetes. He however died the following day at around midday. Allegedly, samples from his body turned

  1 year ago ago
16 People Quarantined After Dead Kin Tests Positive

ACCIDENT

Three Bodies Left Dead In A Fatal Accident

An Egesa matatu which was travelling to Nairobi from Kisii and a private car which was heading to Kaplong are involved in an accident at Bomet-Sotik highway in Bomet county near Kericho. The accident which occured at around 3pm, left three dead bodies at the spot. Other nine passengers who were involved in the accident were left with injuries and were taken to Tenwek Hospital for further treatment. The Bomet Central Sub-County Police Commander, Musa Omari confirmed the incident and reported that the driver of

  11 months ago ago
Three Bodies Left Dead In A Fatal Accident