Angry mourners in Kakamega beat to death a teacher who was caught in a compromising position with a bishop’s wife. The bishop had presided over a burial in Tomboo village, Malava Constituency.
Kakamega North District Commissioner Gideon Ombongi said the teacher and the bishop’s wife excused themselves from the burial and sneaked into the cleric’s home that was a few metres away. After conducting the burial, the bishop became suspicious and decided to go and check where his wife had gone.
He went into his house and found the two in a compromising position in the kitchen. A fight ensued between the teacher and the bishop but his wife managed to escape. Kakamega North Police boss Justus Kitetu said the commotion attracted the mourners who thronged the bishop’s house. “The bishop told the villagers what had happened and they beat the teacher to death,” he said.
He said the bishop has been arrested pending investigations.The bishop’s wife was arrested but released later after recording statement.