Six Family Members Die in Suspected Arson Attack in Murang’a

Six family members have perished in a suspected arson attack in Kandara, Murang’a County, authorities have confirmed.

The six included a mother, her three children and two grandchildren.

According to authorities, the house was set ablaze from the outside as there was no way those who were trapped inside could have escaped.

The main suspect in the incident is the sister of the deceased who has since been arrested. Witnesses said the two sisters were constantly arguing and prior to the incident, the suspect transferred her belonging from the house.

The suspect is currently detained at Kabati police station as investigations into the same continue.

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