Man arrested after beating 15-year-old daughter to death for leaving home without permission

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A 48-year-old man from Muhoroni, Kisumu County, is being held by police after allegedly beating his 15-year-old daughter to death for leaving home without his permission.

Maurice Owino Owaga  was arrested and taken to the Chemelil Police Station after he was caught trying to bury the body of the minor.

The suspect’s 14-year-old daughter is nursing injuries she sustained during the same beating.

Deputy County Commander Erick Wanyonyi said Mr. Owaga will be arraigned in court and charged with murder.