Police prevent irate villagers from k#lling bull who [email protected] 60-year-old woman to [email protected]
A Bull simply identified as Tusker, has been detained at the Khayega police post in Kakamega County, Kenya after it trampled a woman to [email protected]
It is reported that the owner of the bull was also arrested and is currently in custody as police carry out investigations into the incident. It is reported that Tusker broke loose and charged at three women from Lutoto village and trampled one of them to [email protected] as the owner, Josphat Bilimo was driving it back home from a match last Friday.
The 60-Year-Old woman identified as Felistus Luda is said to have been [email protected] by the bull as she attempted to flee from the Scene. Mr Bonventure Munanga, the director of the Kakamega County Bullfighting Association, who confirmed the incident on Tuesday, July 5, said the bull caught up with woman as she attempted to flee to safety.
“The woman could not run fast enough since she had sustained an inj#ry in acc#dent and she was unfortunately k#lled by the bull.” Kakamega East sub county police commander, Mr Robert Makau, told Nation Africa that police were called in to rescue the bull from villagers who wanted to slash it to [email protected] and share its meat.
Mr Munanga said the owner of the bull tried to negotiate with the family of the woman so that they could settle the matter out of Court. “He agreed to meet the burial expenses, but villagers were planning to [email protected] the bull and k#ll it as dictated by tradition.“
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