Man attacks brother with panga for calling him a witch


A  Voi man who slashed his brother’s hand for calling him a witch has been arrested.

Police arrested him at Birikani village in Voi after going underground following the incident.

The victim was rushed to Moi County Referral hospital in Voi where he is receving treatment.

The suspect admitted attacking the 39 year old elder brother due to anger after they had an altercation.

“I was mad and attacked him with a panga after he called me a witch”, he claimed.

Taita Taveta deputy police commander Samuel Mutunga confirmed the incident.

“He almost chopped off his brother’s left arm. However, the victim is in a stable condition, he said.