There was shock in Homa Bay county when two brothers were lynched on Friday morning as their parents watched.
Irate villagers of Nyangweso area stormed the home of Mr Evans Onyango Ouma, 25, and Daniel Ojijo, 20, and lynched them for allegedly killing a neighbor.
The furious locals also burnt down five semi-permanent homes and killed eight animals belonging to the family of the deceased.
They dragged Mr Ouma’s body and set it on fire at Nyangweso trading centre before grabbing the brother and hacking him to death.The mob then carried Ojijo’s body on a motorbike to where his the brother’s was burning. Police arrived at the scene but could only watch helplessly as the bodies were being torched due to the magnitude of the mob.
Police however managed to take away the parents of the victim’s as the villagers were also baying for their blood.The locals claimed that the brothers were behind a series of robbery incidents in the area.