A 36-year-oldman from Kirinyanga is reported to have killed his 5-year-old boy over Ksh 135.
The man issaid to have given the 5-year-old boy Ksh 200 to buy milk, sukumawiki andtomatoes which were to cost Ksh 65.
The change thatthe was expected to bring back was Ksh 135 but instead he only brought Ksh 35 somethingthat angered his father.
The father is said to have hit the boy with a rungu on his several times before strangling him to death.
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He thenturned his anger on his daughter striking her head too before escaping.
The motherof the children who was at the shamba at that time heard the commotion and uponher return she found her son on the floor as the daughter was in criticalcondition.
A man hunt forthe father has been launched.