In disturbing news ermerging from Kenyan news sites, a man from Kisasi village in Kitui Rural Constituency was on Monday morning (March 8) lynched after he killed a 5-year-old girl and ate parts of her head.
The girl, a kindergarten pupil, was heading to school at around 7am alongside three other children, when the attacker abducted and took her into a nearby forest, where he beheaded the child and, thereafter, ate parts of her head, K24 Digital reports.
The other children managed to run to safety. On reaching school, they narrated to a teacher what had transpired earlier.
The teacher, thereafter, alerted local police who rushed to the kidnap scene, and followed a blood trail into the forest, where they found the man eating the childâs brain.
The girlâs body had been dumped elsewhere, Kanduti chief, Mary Muvengei, toldÂ K24 Digital.
Angry residents, who had accompanied police to the scene, thereafter stoned the man to death and set his body on fire.
The girlâs body and that of her killer were taken to Kitui County Referral Hospital morgue.
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