Tharaka Nithi: Tension high as mob kills area chief and OSC

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Tension is high in Kamahindi area of Tharaka Nithi after a mob killed area chief and police OSC.

The incidents have seen the deployment of General Service Units (GSU) to calm down the situation as some residents are said to be fleeing the area.

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On Tuesday, area Chief Japheth Majua was beaten to death by residents who were angered by his brother’s action of confiscating goats belonging to one resident.

Following the murder of Japheth Majua, five suspects were arrested on the same day.

Chuka OSC Joseph Kinyua made his way to the area on Wednesday to arrest one more suspect who is believed to be the ringleader.

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Mr. Joseph was however attacked by the locals who hacked him to death as his fellow officer escaping the attack.

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Berryl Achieng
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