Ten people died and several others were injuredin a grisly road accident at Kipkaren town in Kakamega County. The 11amaccident involved a 14-seater matatu, which was heading to Eldoret fromKakamega and a trailer headed towards the Malaba border. The 11am accident involved a 14-seater matatu, which was heading to Eldoret from Kakamega and a trailer headed towards the Malaba border
Two police officers attacked by locals in a Kakamega village. The two officers had gone to demand for a kick back from an illicit brew chang'aa seller at night when the locals attacked them, mistaking them for cattle thiefs since two other officers had already collected the "pay". Tensions are high as police are conducting searches for the lost arms taken from the slain officers. Some villagers have already fled from their homes.