Woman beaten up for allegedly poisoning a chicken in Kakamega

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A 35-year-old woman in Kakamega County is nursing  injuries after she was  beaten up by her neighbours who accused her of poisoning their chicken to death.

According to an eye witness who recorded a video capturing the beating, the chicken died shortly after it had been spotted in the victim’s homestead sparking the owner’s wrath.

The owner of the chicken is then reported to have mobilised her children to attack the woman, accusing her of poisoning the bird.

Neighbours  intervened and rushed the woman to hospital after which the matter was reported to the area chief.