A man has been arrested after a gang hacked a woman to death, injured her husband and raped their three granddaughters in Litein, Kericho.
The 30-year-old suspect was arrested and positively identified by three victims of the attack, DCI boss George Kinoti said on Thursday.
The gang of four armed with crude weapons broke into their Litein house, injured a 78-year-old man and killed his wife aged 73.
George Kinoti said that they are doing everything possible to bring the culprits to book.
“The men also robbed them of unknown amount of money and sexually assaulted their grand granddaughters.
The three girls are aged 11, 13 and 20 years, positively identified the man after an identification parade was conducted.
Detectives are doing everything possible to bring all the four suspects to justice.”
During the incident, the house help was hit with a blunt object and seriously injured.
Cases of women being raped have been on the increase and it is worrying ,weeks ago a woman and her daughter were killed in Naivasha after being raped.
Ann Njeri and her 13-year daughter Purity Wairimu were killed by her boyfriend but not before sexually abusing the two, with an intention of punishing the girl for her mum’s mistakes.
A post mortem carried out on the two indicated that they were killed through strangulation, after they were sexually abused.
The bodies of the two were found decomposing in their house a week after they went missing, with the suspect, who is the boyfriend arrested in his hiding place in Mai Mahiu area.
The suspect, who was thoroughly beaten by members of the public before police rescued him, was allegedly on a revenge mission after the woman allegedly infected him with HIV/Aids.