Kevin Odhiambo Okal

Kevin Odhiambo Okal, 19, who is alleged to have killed his grandmother in Nyalenda estate, Kisumu.

| Tonny Omondi | Nation Media Group

Concern as Kenyan homes turn into deadly nests of violence

What you need to know:

  • Killings within families are rising at a time when the overall rate of crime has been comparatively low for the past one year. 
  • The frequency at which violent homicides are being reported in the home has become unnerving.

What started as an ordinary argument between siblings quickly escalated and got out of hand as suddenly as it began. By the time the commotion ended, one sibling was on the ground dying, while his brother was contemplating his escape.


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