Police in Navakholo, Kakamega County are holding a class six pupil for allegedly killing a 10-year-old boy for eating his lunch of ugali and kunde.
It is reported that the class six pupil arrived home from school on Thursday and was informed that the food he intended to eat has been eaten by his neighbour.
According to the area cheif Joseph Omakate, said the suspect confessed to the killing after discovering that his lunch was missing when he returned home from school for lunch.
He says he ambushed and attacked the deceased and later threw his body in River Samakina, after he found him looking for his family’s cattle.
Navakholo OCPD Richard Omanga, confirmed the incident adding that the minor arrived in school on Friday and informed his teachers that he had killed his school mate.
The body of the deceased was moved to the Kakamega County General Hospital to await a postmortem.